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Protecting LGBTQ+ Rights and the Work Ahead

The decades-long effort to pass a law explicitly stating that ELCRA’s protections include sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression could finally become a reality.

January 19, 2023

The year ahead

Following a year that marked unprecedented success in the areas of reproductive freedom, voting rights, reform of the criminal legal system, and LGBTQ+ equity, the ACLU of Michigan is looking forward as this new year begins – and a new state Legislature is seated.

January 12, 2023

Shunning those with criminal convictions hurts us all

As representatives of organizations dedicated to equal justice under the law, we are troubled that a member of any court in our state, let alone its highest court, would object to talented, qualified people working in our judicial system based solely on mistakes they made in their distant past.

January 10, 2023

2022 Year in Review

In 2022, the ACLU of Michigan brought the formidable power of its legal, political, and organizing efforts to protect the fundamental constitutional rights of every person in Michigan.

January 6, 2023

Bulldozers at Their Door 

Lenawee County is illegally trying to force every Amish family within its borders to either rely on technology their religion forbids or have their land seized and homes demolished.

December 6, 2022