Mark Fancher leads the ACLU of Michigan's Racial Justice Project as a staff attorney.

Last week, as the COVID-19 death toll continued to climb, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended a moratorium on water shutoffs across Michigan through the end of this year. It was a decision based on sound science, and it will help the state stop the spread of the coronavirus in our state. People need to be able to wash their hands and clothes and dishes to help keep the deadly virus at bay. 

Read this full op-ed in the Detroit Free Press