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The Maine Women's Lobby is dedicated to legislative action on behalf of Maine women and girls. Since our formation in 1978, we have held true to the vision that women and girls should have economic security, access to health care, and freedom from violence and discrimination.

Monday, January 30, 2006

Maine People Turn Out to Urge a "No" Vote on Alito

The Lewiston campus of the University of Southern Maine was the site of an energetic and, at times, contentious town hall meeting about the confirmation of Judge Samuel Alito last Thursday night. Members of the community directed questions and comments to a staff representative from Senator Snowe's office (Senator Collins' office didn't send anyone) in a packed town hall meeting which took place between 7-8:30pm, asking, “Senator Snowe, Senator Collins, will you vote to protect the rights of Maine people—yes or no?”