The ACLU maintains a presence in Lansing that enables us to pass policies that expand civil liberties or prevent the passage of policies that are hostile to civil liberties. Through traditional lobbying techniques lobbying, advocacy, and advocacy the legislative program seeks to advance and protect our civil liberties.
The ACLU of Michigan’s legislative program works on a breadth of issues. To give you an idea of what we’ve been up to, we have provided a brief summary, our position on the issue and where the bill is currently situation in the legislative process.
Insurance Ban on Abortion
Religious Refusal - Senate Bill 136
Parental Consent for Judicial Waiver - Senate Bill 254
Hospital Requirement for Abortion Past 19 Weeks - House Bill 4162
Diagnostic Ultrasound Bill - House Bill 4187
Coercion Bill - House Bills 4598 and 4599
Emergency Contraceptive Education Act - Senate Bill 370 and House Bill 4722
Comprehensive Sex Education - Senate Bill 371 and House Bill 4721
Employee Contraceptive Privacy Act - Senate Bill 732 and House Bill 5416
Breastfeeding in Public Places - Senate Bill 674