Stories about Maine Civil Liberties Union


Same-sex marriage supporters say minds have been changed, seek new referendum

By Judy Harrison on Jan. 26, 2012, at 1:04 p.m.

Gay marriage supporters to announce Thursday if they will force Maine referendum

The Associated Press on Jan. 25, 2012, at 3:41 p.m.

Police may not charge drivers stopped just to obtain information, Maine court rules

By Judy Harrison on Aug. 02, 2011, at 7:26 p.m.

LePage joins Texas governor in supporting ‘day of prayer’

By Steve Mistler, Sun Journal on July 20, 2011, at 1:34 p.m.

Coalition to wage people’s veto campaign to revive Election Day voter registration law

By Kevin Miller on June 23, 2011, at 8:32 p.m.

Tempers flare as private prison considered in Milo

By Christopher Cousins on June 09, 2011, at 9:31 p.m.

Senate GOP, Dems clash over same-day voter registration

By Kevin Miller on June 08, 2011, at 9:44 p.m.

Maine Senate kills transgender bathrooms bill

By Glenn Adams, The Associated Press on June 08, 2011, at 5:04 p.m.
An worker mans his post during an election in Houlton in 2010. The Maine House on Monday gave its preliminary approval to bills that would end same-day registration and require voters to provide photo identification at the polls.

House supports banning same-day voter registration, requiring IDs at polls

By Steve Mistler, Sun Journal on June 07, 2011, at 5:11 a.m.

Maine Secretary of State supports bill eliminating same-day voter registration

By Steve Mistler, Sun Journal on June 01, 2011, at 5:23 a.m.

Maine lawmaker kills Arizona-style immigration bill

The Associated Press on May 11, 2011, at 5:31 a.m.

Panel struggles with bill addressing Maine’s painkiller problem

By Scott Thistle, Sun Journal on May 10, 2011, at 10:57 a.m.

Legislature to consider expansion of DNA testing

By Mal Leary on April 29, 2011, at 8:05 p.m.

Maine Rep. proposes online registry of drunken drivers

By Mal Leary on April 03, 2011, at 3:18 p.m.

Report: People need almost no legal training to set bail

By Emily Guerin, Mary Helen Miller, Naomi Schalit and John Christie ©Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting on March 22, 2011, at 10:50 p.m.

MCLU files suit challenging election rules on behalf of Cutler Files creator

The Associated Press on March 10, 2011, at 1:55 p.m.
Rep. Richard Cebra, R-Naples, holds up his driver's license in his office at the State House in Augusta, Maine, on Tuesday, March 1, 2011. Cebra is a co-sponser of a Maine proposal that would require voters to show photo identification at the polls.

Bill would require Maine voters to show photo ID

The Associated Press on March 01, 2011, at 1:23 p.m.

Local advocates sound off on president’s shift on Defense of Marriage Act

By Eric Russell on Feb. 23, 2011, at 5:38 p.m.

Bill would allow red-light traffic cameras

By Mal Leary on Feb. 21, 2011, at 7:52 p.m.