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“It is revolutionary for any trans person to choose to be seen and visible in a world that tells us we should not exist.” –Laverne Cox A hateful law that legalizes discrimination against LGBT people under the guise of ‘religious freedom’ became law in North Carolina while similar bills are being considered in more states. […]

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It’s a good thing we get an extra day this year because 2016 has already been jam-packed. In this edition of our e-news, we’ll share some of what we’ve been working on during the legislative session so far, we’ll provide ways you can help raise awareness about the importance of the federal courts, and much […]

  • Comments Off on February News from the Maine Women’s Lobby

“So, my fellow Americans, whatever you may believe, whether you prefer one party or no party, our collective future depends on your willingness to uphold your obligations as a citizen.  To vote.  To speak out.  To stand up for others, especially the weak, especially the vulnerable, knowing that each of us is only here because […]

  • Comments Off on January News from the Maine Women’s Lobby

“We will adapt. We will square our shoulders and we will move on. We will show up for work on Monday.”  –Vicki Cowart, President of Planned Parenthood Rocky Mountains   WE STAND WITH PLANNED PARENTHOOD The Maine Women’s Lobby works hard to create a future where we can all live our lives free from violence, […]

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The advances we’ve made didn’t just happen – they happened because people cared to get involved.  Every person in this room makes a difference. YOU can make a difference. And it’s you that we need now – we need you to move forward with your voices, and your participation to turn the discussions into action. […]

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