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Collins helped confirm federal judges who run counter to Maine values

This excerpt is from a piece originally written by Dianne Kemp Torresen, a former AFJAC volunteer, and ran by Bangor Daily News on August 16, 2020.

Collins voted to approve nominees who held viewpoints that ran counter to the human and civil rights Mainers hold dear. As the Alliance for Justice Action Campaign has catalogued, these judges had demonstrated their willingness to overturn the Affordable Care Act, limit access to abortion, block LGBTQ protections, lift the safeguards that attempt to ensure we all have access to clean air and water, undermine worker safety and compensation and disenfranchise voters. These are not Maine values, but Collins voted for them anyway.

Read the complete piece on Bangor Daily News.

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