A Maine lawmaker is in the spotlight for allegedly having ties to what some call an "anti-Muslim hate group."

The Southern Poverty Law Center is an organization that tracks hate groups.

They say via email, Republican Representative Heather Sirocki solicited support for the governor's bill from ACT for America, which they claim is an anti-Muslim hate group.

Sirocki says she didn't reach out to them, they called her and exchanged emails claiming they supported her sponsored bill and wanted to attend her press conference.

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