The right to decide if and when to start a family is fundamental to who we are as Americans and our freedom. It’s a deeply personal decision — one that should not be made by politicians or justices with political agendas. Efforts to undermine reproductive freedom, and abortion rights, are anti-family, anti-Maine and anti-American. I’m proud to stand with my colleagues from across the country as a part of the Coalition to Protect Reproductive Freedom.
AUGUSTA – Today, Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, Senate Majority Leader Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, and Assistant Senate Majority Leader Mattie Daughtry, D-Brunswick, released the following statements regarding a leaked draft of a U.S. Supreme Court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade: President Jackson: “I find myself struggling to find the right words in response […]
It’s simple – access to health care is about the freedom of Mainers to live healthy and fulfilling lives. This includes reproductive health care. In the wake of national efforts to undermine access to care and erode reproductive rights, I want to be clear – the Maine Senate Democrats are not interested in going backward.