Human Rights

Protect access to reproductive health care. 

As a pioneer for women’s rights in Maine for the last three decades, I have worked on every pro-choice piece of legislation that has been considered (and fought those who would restrict that right).

LGBTQ rights.  We must insure and enhance equal protection under the law, including our health care system, rights for transgender people, and assuring the safety of our youth in schools and on our streets. I will work to ban conversion therapy. Again, I have been a stalwart activist to bring about these rights for 35 years.

Support Paid Family Medical Leave and Earned Sick Leave. Support Equal Pay for Equal Work for women and minorities. Establish a Commission on Racial Justice and Equality to lead state government in analyzing policies, practices and procedures that result in income, health care, aspirational disparities. then institute the changes necessary for correction.  

Support the Civil Rights Team Project in our schools by providing students with the skills and leadership to take on the issues of fairness, respect, bullying and harassment in their day-to-day lives.