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State Board of Canvassers Votes Unanimously to Certify Promote the Vote to Appear on the November Ballot

Promote the Vote (PTV), a measure to secure voting rights in Michigan, has been certified by the Michigan Board of State Canvassers, which voted unanimously...


Voting Rights

ACLU of Michigan Releases Blueprint to Cut Prison Population by 23,000, Saving Taxpayers $1.8 billion

The ACLU of Michigan today released “Blueprint for Smart Justice: Michigan,” a new report that outlines how the state can cut its prison population by more than 23,ooo inmates by 2025 and  save...

ICE Lied to Court to Keep Iraqi Detainees Locked Up, ACLU Says; Asks Court to Release Detainees and Open Secret ICE Documents

August 29, 2018

The American Civil Liberties Union asked the U.S. District Court in Detroit to release over 100 Iraqi nationals who have been illegally detained by U.S. immigration authorities,...

2018 Board of Directors Election

August 06, 2018

The ACLU of Michigan is conducting an election of members to its State Board. This year we elect 12 at-large candidates and 2 Local Unit candidates to the 22-member Board of Directors. Read the...


Voting Rights

Who's DeVos? A Closer Look at Trump's Choice for U.S. Secretary of Education

NOTE: The American Civil Liberties Union does not support or oppose candidates for elected or appointive office.

In November, President-elect Donald Trump chose...