Public Education
Maine’s once-great public schools have fallen behind, research reveals

Once the premier state for public education, Maine has since fallen to below the middle of the pack. The Maine Policy Institute (MPI) set out to discover why. Its new… Read More

April 24, 2024
Maine ‘abortion rights’ amendment proposal fails to get on ballot

Efforts to enshrine a pro-abortion amendment into Maine’s state constitution failed Monday after Senate Republicans unanimously voted against the proposal, ensuring it didn’t get the supermajority required to pass. Read More

April 2, 2024
‘Totalitarian’ bill would establish Maine as sanctuary state for abortions, trans surgeries

(The Daily Signal) – A Democrat-led bill seeks to establish a legal right to abortions, transgender surgeries, and hormonal treatments in Maine, and protect those… Read More

March 12, 2024
Maine quashes trans trafficking bill 12-0 with liberal sponsors joining to flip kill switch

A joint committee in the Maine Legislature voted to kill a measure that would hand over to state courts custody of children for the purposes of sex change medicine. The… Read More

January 26, 2024
Maine bill proposes state custody of kids who want trans treatments against parents’ wishes

Outrage is growing as the Maine Legislature has proposed a measure that would allow the state to take custody of minor children for the purposes of transgender sex change treatments. Read More

January 17, 2024
Maine’s radical law providing more protection for doctors recommending late-term abortions now in effect

A new Maine law touted as compassionate toward women will actually provide greater protection for doctors who recommend late-term abortions. It also essentially allows for abortion “for any reason at any… Read More

October 30, 2023
Public Education
‘Heartbreaking’: Maine parents resent daughters losing to trans cross-country runner

(The Daily Signal) – Parents of high school girls in Maine having to compete against a biological male say they fear the end is near for women’s… Read More

October 20, 2023
Anger mounts as high school trans runner takes 4th place against girls after coming in 206th against boys

A transgender high school student in Maine is facing mounting anger over concerns of unfairness after placing 4th in a girl’s cross-country race. As the biologically male student crossed the finish… Read More

October 6, 2023
DEI health executive condemns ‘life of Whiteness’ in ‘dangerous’ comments

The diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) officer for Maine Health is facing criticism after video surfaced of his incendiary remarks about “whiteness.” Ryan Polly, who was… Read More

August 24, 2023
Public Education
Maine school member denounces ‘pervasive DEI agenda,’ pivots to school choice advocacy

A Maine school board member has resigned after she says her district fell prey to a “pervasive DEI agenda” that undermines parents. Jameson Davis, a school board member for Regional… Read More

August 2, 2023
Public Education
Maine school district pays drag queen ‘Priscilla Poppycocks’ $1,000 speaking fee

A Maine public school is under fire after a Freedom of Access Act (FOAA) request returned documents showing the school paid a drag queen to talk to minors. While the… Read More

July 11, 2023
Catholic parents, school sue Maine over religious discrimination disguised as LGBT rights

Parents Keith and Valori Radonis are suing the state of Maine after the state refused to give them a tuition voucher to help offset the costs of the normal education… Read More

June 22, 2023
Catholic parents sue state officials for dismissing Supreme Court decision granting religious schools tuition funding

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Two parents and a Catholic high school filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Maine Department of Education Commissioner Pender Makin for allegedly discriminating against religious students… Read More

June 15, 2023
Committee takes testimony on bodily autonomy bill

(The Center Square) – A bill incorporating such topics as gender changes for minors, abortion and vaccine mandates was introduced to a Maine legislative panel on Friday. The Maine Judiciary… Read More

May 15, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Maine Mom sues school district that enabled her daughter’s secret gender transition

A mother in Maine is suing her daughter’s school district after school staff secretly helped her daughter “transition” into a boy. After finding a “chest binder” in her daughter’s… Read More

April 6, 2023
Courts, Legislation
Federal lawsuit filed against Maine school choice law

(The Center Square) – A new federal lawsuit in Maine challenges a state law that prevents participation in the school choice program. First Liberty Institute and Consovoy McCarthy PLLC, on behalf… Read More

March 29, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Maine school board member accused of being anti-Christian, advocating for radical gender ideology

A Hermon school board member is under fire for his anti-Christian views and advocacy of radical gender ideology. Chris McLaughlin, a social worker and executive director of National… Read More

February 8, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Maine mom demands investigation into school for secretly helping 13-year-old daughter with gender transition

After finding a “chest binder” in her 13-year-old daughter’s room, a mother in Maine is demanding an investigation into the school officials responsible for enabling and hiding the girl’s… Read More

February 7, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Community ousts school board members for backing policy to hide kids’ gender transitions

(Daily Caller) – Residents of Paris, Maine, recalled two school board members on Tuesday who pushed a gender identity policy that would hide student gender transitions from parents, according to… Read More

January 11, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Parental rights org files complaints alleging schools created race-based student groups

(Daily Caller) – Parents Defending Education (PDE), a group focused on parental rights in education, filed three complaints on Tuesday to the Department of Education’s (DOE) Office of Civil Rights… Read More

January 4, 2023