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AG BRINGS CIVIL RIGHTS SUIT AGAINST BROTHERS WHO STOLE CROSS FROM LIVERMORE FALLS CHURCH
September 17, 2004
SEPTEMBER 17, 2004
JERRY REID, ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL, 207-626-8545
Attorney General Steven Rowe today announced that his office has filed a civil enforcement action in Androscoggin County Superior Court under the Maine Civil Rights Act against two brothers, Carl Harrington, 21, of
The Maine Civil Rights Act prohibits the intentional interference with the exercise of Constitutional rights, such as the right to religious freedom, through damage or destruction of personal property.
The Attorney General’s complaint seeks a court order barring the defendants from interfering with the First Amendment rights of any member of the
Assistant Attorney General Jerry Reid, who is handling the case for the State, said, “
Attorney General Rowe commended the Livermore Falls Police Department for its investigation of the incident. The Department referred the case to Rowe’s office for possible action under the Maine Civil Rights Act.
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