How Susan Collins failed to predict Roe’s demise “I do not think Roe v. Wade is at risk,” Sen. Susan Collins said just days before the 2020 election. by Jessica Piper 6 hours agoJune 24, 2022 A Republican governor and wrenching testimony guaranteed abortion rights in Maine by Caitlin Andrews 12 hours agoJune 24, 2022 Mainers react to the overturning of Roe v. Wade with outrage and anger by Sarah Walker Caron and Abigail Curtis 12 hours agoJune 24, 2022 Western Maine legislative primary decided by 5 votes after recount by Michael Shepherd 13 hours agoJune 24, 2022 Maine abortion providers expect more out-of-state patients after Roe’s end by Caitlin Andrews Susan Collins calls Supreme Court’s decision ‘sudden and radical’ by Jessica Piper See how prominent Mainers are reacting to the end of Roe v. Wade by Christopher Burns Mainers will still have legal access to abortion, despite Supreme Court ruling by Caitlin Andrews NATIONAL POLITICS After abortion ruling, critics renew blasts at Susan Collins 14 hours agoJune 24, 2022 Liberal prosecutors in conservative states vow not to enforce abortion bans 16 hours agoJune 24, 2022 Massachusetts’ Gov. Charlie Baker signs executive order to protect access to abortion 16 hours agoJune 24, 2022 Congress sends landmark gun violence compromise to Joe Biden 16 hours agoJune 24, 2022 The 4 key turning points that led to the fall of Roe v. Wade 17 hours agoJune 24, 2022 Same-sex marriage and contraception should be reconsidered, Clarence Thomas suggests in Roe v. Wade ruling 18 hours agoJune 24, 2022 Joe Biden calls abortion ruling ‘a sad day’ for country “Now with Roe gone, let’s be very clear, the health and life of women across this nation are now at risk,” President Joe Biden said from the White House. A state-by-state look at abortion laws now that Roe v. Wade is overturned The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, which is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. Read the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade The Friday decision overturns the nearly 50-year-old precedent. Janet Mills vows to protect abortion rights after high court overturns Roe Mills said the Supreme Court decision would not stop abortion but instead make the procedure “less safe” and “jeopardize the lives of women across the nation.” After telling Susan Collins that Roe was ‘settled law,’ Brett Kavanaugh calls it ‘wrongly decided’ Susan Collins cast a key vote for Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation after he assured her he viewed Roe v. Wade as settled law. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, ending constitutional right to abortion Friday’s overturning of Roe v. Wade is expected to open the doors for nearly half of U.S. states to ban abortion. Jared Golden will vote for bipartisan gun bill Jared Golden said the legislation strikes a balance between protecting Second Amendment rights and keeping guns away from violent people. Jared Golden is only member of Maine’s federal delegation to support gas tax holiday But Jared Golden said the move should be combined with other actions, such as releasing more oil from strategic reserves. Joe Biden teams with East Coast governors to boost offshore wind Missing from the compact is Virginia, where Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin has moved to withdraw the state from a regional carbon-limiting initiative. Maine COVID-19 vaccine clinic sees ‘tears of joy’ from parents of young children Parents who rushed to get their young children vaccinated this week said the milestone was a relief after a long wait. Janet Mills doesn’t support suspension of state gas tax The state’s gas tax adds 30 cents to each gallon, and the federal gas tax adds 18.4 cents per gallon for gas and 24.4 cents per gallon for diesel. WATCH: Day 5 of hearings into Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol The Justice Department faced relentless pressure from Donald Trump and within its ranks to promote the conspiracy theory that sparked Jan. 6. Supreme Court expands gun rights, striking New York limits The decision struck down a New York law requiring people to demonstrate a particular need for carrying a gun in order to get a license to carry one in public. Supreme Court rules out suing police for Miranda violations The issue was whether the Miranda warning given to suspects before they talk to authorities is a constitutional right or something less important and less defined. Political polarization is crowding out Maine’s vaunted independent voters That group of voters has been a key part of the political identity for decades in a state that has elected two independent governors. Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.