News Releases from EndFGMToday

August 2017


Shame on Maine!

Senate Fails to Bring L.D. 745 Up for Vote Last Week; #EndFGMToday Calls Out Lawmakers Who Ignored Cries of Little Girls; Now Looks to January and Urges Other States to Enact Anti-FGM Laws
August 10, 2017


Maine Sending Strong Nationwide Message with Crucial Vote on Anti-Female Genital Mutilation Bill TODAY in Senate

#EndFGMToday Urges Maine Residents to Contact Lawmakers to Protect Girls and Women from This Barbaric Practice; Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon Against Bringing L.D. 745 Up for Vote
August 2, 2017

July 2017


#EndFGMtoday Urges Maine Residents to Contact Lawmakers to Pass Anti-Female Genital Mutilation Bill

Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon Balks at Bringing L.D. 745 Up for Vote on Aug. 2; Law Criminalizes Barbaric Practice in State; #EndFGMToday
July 28, 2017


Female Genital Mutilation, Human Trafficking, Child Abuse – All in the Same Horrid Family

Crucial Bill to Criminalize FGM in Maine Not Dead, Up for Vote in Senate on August 2—Pressure Now on House Democrats; #EndFGMToday
July 26, 2017


Maine Could Vote Tomorrow to Protect Girls from the Horrors of FGM

Eyes of the Nation Are on the State and Urgency for Protection Intensifies, as Lawmakers Consider Bill to Criminalize Female Genital Mutilation in Maine  #EndFGMToday
July 19, 2017


The Time is Now to Protect Girls From FGM!

Lawmakers Could Vote Thursday on Criminalizing Female Genital Mutilation in Maine; Eyes of the Nation Are on the State and Urgency for Protection Intensifies #EndFGMToday
July 18, 2017


Maine Has the Opportunity Now to Protect Girls and Women from Female Genital Mutilation

After Michigan Makes FGM a Felony Punishable Up to 15 Years in Prison, Maine Lawmakers Will Vote Soon on Similar Law; #EndFGMToday
July 17, 2017


Female Genital Mutilation Now a Felony in Michigan; Maine Must Follow Suit 

Maine Lawmakers Voting Soon on Similar Law That Would Make FGM a Crime and Protect Girls and Women; #ENDFGMTODAY
July 14, 2017


As Vote on Maine Female Genital Mutilation Approaches, Citizens Call Out Lawmakers to Protect Women and Girls

Maine Citizens Urge House Members to Pass L.D. 745, Which Makes Horrific Acts on Girls and Women a Crime; #ENDFGMTODAY
July 12, 2017


Maine to Vote on Female Genital Mutilation Bill As Early As Next Week

July 10, 2017


June 2017

Eyes of the Nation on Maine Female Genital Mutilation Bill Vote; Sponsor to Make Impassioned Plea to Maine Legislature 

Rep. Heather Sirocki Urges Fellow Lawmakers to Pass L.D. 745, Which Makes Horrific Acts on Girls and Women a Crime in Maine
June 28, 2017


Maine Lawmakers to Vote on Female Genital Mutilation Bill Tomorrow

Even in U.S., Girls Still Subject to This Horrific Mutilation—#EndFGMToday
June 26, 2017


Religious Liberty Does Not Legitimate Female Genital Mutilation

Two Prominent Freedom of Religion Legislators Issue Open Letter to Alan Dershowitz, Challenge Idea That F.G.M. is Constitutionally Protected
June 9, 2017