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It’s an appropriately warm day in April and I’m at Omi’s Coffee Shop to meet Marvin Ellison. Ellison is a founder of the Religious Coalition Against Discrimination (RCAD) and current president of the RCAD’s Board. I am curious about his role in creating and working with a network of faith leaders from 18 different religious traditions with the purpose of standing up for human rights and civil rights. I ask about his connection to the American Civil Liberties Union and he responds, “I can’t remember a time when I didn’t know of or work with the ACLU.” Most recently, Ellison’s organization has cooperated with the ACLU of Maine on fighting LD 1428, a religious exemption bill.
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