Before she ran for the U.S. Senate, civil liberties advocate Shenna Bellows sounded the alarm on the USA PATRIOT Act’s Section 215: “The USA PATRIOT Act created new powers. It says that the government can now conduct what are called ‘sneak and peek’ searches, that
Contribution totals in the Maine Senate race through October 15, 2014 have become available at the Federal Election Commission, and they tell a story of strong contrasts. Here’s a graphic profile of Democrat Shenna Bellows’ campaign contributors: And here’s a graphic profile of Republican Susan
On Thursday, September 11 2014, a minority of members of the U.S. Senate voted to block passage of S.J.Res. 19, a constitutional amendment that would let Congress and the states limit the influence of big money in politics: Section 1. To advance democratic self-government and
Is this the sort of voice on the minimum wage that you’d like to hear coming from the U.S. Senate? It’s the voice of Shenna Bellows, running for U.S. Senate in Maine against incumbent Republican politician Susan Collins. S. 460 is a bill in the
Wouldn’t It Be Great If a Civil Libertarian Ran for U.S. Senate? Now Ditch the Subjunctive: It Is Great.
“Vast NSA spying undermines our democratic freedoms and threatens international relations.” Wouldn’t it be great to have a candidate for national public office who was willing to say something like this in blunt, bold, terms? It would be great to have someone in the U.S.
On August 17, Shenna Bellows of the ACLU spoke in Augusta, Maine on the occasion of Constitution Day. With her permission, I’ve transcribed her speech to share it here with you. Good morning. It’s a pleasure to be here today on Constitution Day. Happy Constitution