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Freedom of Religion Includes Defending Diversity of Beliefs

December 19, 2007

Over the years, the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan has been called many names, but nothing brings out the taunting more than the holiday season.

Beginning in about mid-October...

ACLU Encouraged By Ruling In Nightclub Raid Case

April 05, 2006

While the charges against the 93 drug-free young people arrested at a Flint nightclub have not yet been thrown out, the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan, which represents the nightclub...

Prop 2 Supporters Should Keep Word on Allowing Partner Benefits

November 18, 2004

This is a sad time in Michigan's legal history. On Nov. 2, a majority of voters approved an amendment to Michigan's constitution. The language, "Only the union between one man and one woman in...

Despite Court Warnings, Feds Seek More Secrecy

October 04, 2004

Bush administration tries to increase government powers that erode liberties, even as a judge finds parts of the Patriot Act require greater public oversight.

The American Civil Liberties...

ACLU of Michigan: Hamtramck Noise Ordinance Still Needs Work

May 06, 2004

Muslim calls to prayer are constitutionally permissible if Hamtramck treats religious and nonreligious speech equally.

In the past week, the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan has...

ACLU’s Kary Moss Celebrates Victory on One Front

March 22, 2004

Kary Moss looks tired, which is not surprising, given that she has spent another 70-80 hour week fighting for mostly unpopular causes. On top of that, she commutes from Ann Arbor to Detroit, and...