Presidential primaries are in full swing, and volunteers have been asking candidates where they stand on key civil liberties issues. ACLU volunteers across the Northeast headed to New Hampshire to make sure people prioritize civil liberties when choosing a candidate.
Defending Equality, Liberty & Justice in Maine
Rebecca Gill was out of options. At 39 years old, she was arrested and though not convicted of a crime and presumed innocent, confined to a jail cell. This happened because of a cash bail requirement that she couldn’t afford.
ACLU of Maine executive director Alison Beyea gave the follwong comments at a press conference on February 4, 2020: