News

LGBT Law Caucus to host Question 1 debate

PORTLAND, Maine – The LGBT Law Caucus, a student organization at the University of Maine School of Law, will host a debate on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012,regarding the merits of Question 1, which will appear on the statewide ballot in Maine this November. The debate is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Talbot Hall, in the Luther Bonney Hall building on the University of Southern Maine campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

Question 1 will ask Maine voters “Do you want to allow the State of Maine to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples?”

The debate will feature Mary Bonauto, Civil Rights Project Director at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) and Carroll Conley, Jr., Executive Director of the Christian Civic League of Maine. Dmitry Bam, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Maine School of Law, will serve as moderator.

The LGBT Law Caucus is accepting submissions of questions for the two debaters from the general public. Online submissions will be accepted and considered until the start of the debate. Please send questions to lgbt.me.law@gmail.com.

About the University of Maine School of Law LGBT Law Caucus

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Law Caucus is a student organization that serves as an educational, political, and social group for the LGBT community at the University of Maine School of Law. The Law Caucus serves as a support system for the LGBT community and is dedicated to the inclusion of all people who are interested in furthering the goals of our community. We are committed to sponsoring an array of events to increase awareness of both the issues that impact LGBT people and the unique legal concerns of the LGBT community.

Contact

For press inquiries and to learn more about the debate, please contact Victoria M. Rodríguez-Roldán, Chair (787) 327-5181 cell victoria.rodriguez@maine.edu

Lorem Ipsum Dolor Sit Amet

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Duis ligula lorem, consequat eget, tristique nec, auctor quis, purus. Vivamus ut sem. Fusce aliquam nunc vitae purus. Aenean viverra malesuada libero. Fusce ac quam. Donec neque. Nunc venenatis enim nec quam. Cras faucibus, justo vel accumsan aliquam, tellus dui fringilla quam, in condimentum augue lorem non tellus. Pellentesque id arcu non sem placerat iaculis. Curabitur posuere, pede vitae lacinia accumsan, enim nibh elementum orci, ut volutpat eros sapien nec sapien.

Suspendisse Neque Arcu

Ultrices commodo, pellentesque sit amet, ultricies ut, ipsum. Mauris et eros eget erat dapibus mollis. Mauris laoreet posuere odio. Nam ipsum ligula, ullamcorper eu, fringilla at, lacinia ut, augue. Nullam nunc.