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Southwest MI Traffic Stops Prompt ACLU Letter To State Police
The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan is asking for the Michigan State Police to take a close look at how it conducts traffic stops. The ACLU says that they have been receiving several complaints from citizens about possible racial profiling while being pulled over on a stretch of I-94 in s…
Panhandling Laws Pass Battle Creek City Commission
The Battle Creek City Commission voted 5-3 with one commissioner absent last night to pass a pair of ordinances designed to cut down on aggressive panhandling in the city.
Now that the ordinances have passed, they will take effect in 10 days, with area law enforcement training to enforce the new…
ACLU Criticizes City Commission For Panhandling Vote
The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan is criticizing the Battle Creek City Commission’s passing of ordinances regulating panhanding this week.
The Enquirer reports that the ACLU of Michigan is urging the City Commission to drop the proposals, saying that they criminalize…