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Michigan Civil Rights Commission Passes Resolution in Support of Voting Rights

Lansing, MI--At their Monday, May 23 meeting in Lansing, the Michigan Civil Rights Commission passed a resolution in support of voting rights which includes policies and actions the Michigan Department of Civil Rights will undertake to promote the right to vote and help ensure equitable access to the polls.

Find the Commission’s resolution on voting rights here.

The Michigan Civil Rights Commission was created by the Michigan Constitution to safeguard constitutional and legal guarantees against discrimination. The Commission is charged with investigating alleged discrimination against any person because of religion, race, color or national origin, genetic information, sex, age, marital status, height, weight, arrest record, and physical and mental disability. The Michigan Department of Civil Rights serves as the operational arm of the Commission.

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