Protections

Ben McLeod

Fighting counterfeit airbags is on the agenda for a bipartisan pair of lawmakers in Lansing. State Representatives introduced a package of bills last week.


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Michigan ranks among the worst states for LGBTQ equality according to a report released by the Human Rights Campaign.


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Following last year’s Equifax security breach, state officials saw a nearly 50 percent increase in consumer complaints for credit and financial concerns in 2017.


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So what rights and protections exist if you're transgender in the state of Michigan?


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Michiganders may have the opportunity, during the 2018 election, of voting for increased protections against the search and seizure of their electronic devices.

Michigan’s fourth amendment requires a warrant to access the personal effects and property of a person.

But lawmakers say the US fourth amendment, which Michigan’s fourth is modeled on, has been interpreted to exclude electronic communications and data.