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ACLU of Michigan Ad Campaign Translates First Amendment In Arabic, Spanish

Jake Neher/WDET

Officials with the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan is launching an ad campaign this week the group says is meant to combat intolerance and recent anti-Muslim statements and sentiments. The ads print the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution in three languages — English, Spanish, and Arabic.

ACLU of Michigan Executive Director Kary Moss tells WDET’s Jake Neher it’s an effort to promote civility and discourse.

What we really want to do is generate a conversation around what the Constitution means and that it applies to everybody,” says Moss.

Click on the audio player above to hear the full conversation.

Image credit: Jake Neher/WDET

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Jake Neher

Detroit Today - Producer & Special Projects Reporter

Jake Neher is a producer & reporter for Detroit Today

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