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Border Patrol Sued Over Warrantless Searches in Michigan

Originally published by Todd Spangler for the Detroit Free Press WASHINGTON – A watchdog group is suing U.S. Customs and Border Protection in federal court in Detroit to find out if government...

Like Thanksgivings of the Past, The Fight for Land and Water Continues

In an effort to stop the unconscionable termination of water service to tens of thousands of Detroit’s poorest residents, the ACLU of Michigan has had the honor of working with a team of...

If Donald Trump Implements His Proposed Policies, We’ll See Him in Court

Cross-posted on ACLU National By Anthony Romero, ACLU Executive Director This morning, Donald J. Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States, and the ACLU has a message for him....

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Free Speech

Fancher: Law Enforcement Must Move Past Conversations To Action

As the black body count continues to mount, there are incessant calls for a “conversation” about how to improve police/community relations. As a consequence, well-meaning representatives of the...

Ehlena and Wonder’s Supreme Court Case: The Right and Wrong Way to Treat Students with Disabilities

The story behind the disability rights case being argued in the U.S. Supreme Court on Halloween is a story about the contrast between kindness and cruelty, a story about the right way and the wrong...

Trans Youth Underscores Importance of Courage in the Face of Bigoted Backlash

October 14, 2016
A remarkable event quietly took place recently in Saugatuck. A panel of courageous women and men took the stage at the local arts center to share with area residents their experience as transgender...

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LGBT Rights

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