The ACLU strives to safeguard the First Amendment's guarantee of religious liberty by ensuing that laws and governmental practices do not promote religion, favor particular faiths over others, or interfere with individuals' right to practice their faith.
We work to ensure that all women can make the best decisions for themselves about whether and when to have a child, free from undue government interference. This includes protecting access to birth control and abortion.
Voting is the cornerstone of democracy. Maine has a long history of protecting voting rights for all qualified people, and the ACLU of Maine works to preserve and stengthen those protections.
We strive to ensure all women and girls in Maine are able to lead lives free from discrimination. This includes fighting for equal economic opportunities, educational equity, and an end to gender-based violence.
The ACLU uses human rights standards and strategies to advance social justice in the area of youth rights. We work to protect the rights of youth with particular attention to juvenile justice and equal access to quality education.