Law Enforcement Officers in Schools
February 3, 2020: GLAD Civil Rights Project Director Mary L. Bonauto submitted testimony in opposition of LD 1791, An Act to Allow Certain Retired Law Enforcement Officers and Trained Law Enforcement Officers To Serve As School Security Officer.
This bill would allow a school administrator to employ a trained law enforcement officer as the school’s “school security officer.”
Rejecting Calls for Book BansRead More
The vast majority of book bans that are taking hold across the country specifically aim to remove books…
Civil Rights Advocates Demand School Leaders Stop Book BansRead More
The ACLU and GLAD are urging Maine’s public school leaders to protect students’ rights and inclusive learning environments.
Voters’ Rights in MaineRead More
Voter ID laws are a form of voter suppression and keep eligible voters from being able to actively…