By: Renee Davidson (3/01/2013)
On March 3, 1913, 5,000 suffragists from across the country gathered in Washington, DC, to demand the right to vote, helping pave the way for the 19th Amendment.
By: Elisabeth MacNamara (3/08/2013)
It’s time to stop the violence. Legislation with common sense solutions to gun violence will protect our children, our citizens and help restore our public confidence. Tell the Senate to move forward with common sense gun legislation.
By: Renee Davidson (3/08/2013)
The League is pleased today to celebrate International Women's Day (IWD), an annual occasion that honors the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.
The Fight for the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA): "It's Now Up to Us to See That It Gets Done"
By: Elisabeth MacNamara (3/11/2013)
EDITORIAL NOTE: This blog post was originally published on the Huffington Post.
By: Kelly McFarland Stratman (3/14/2013)
When the League powered the vote for the 2012 Election, we reminded voters that ‘your vote is your voice.’ This week we honor Sunshine Week 2013, a nationwide effort to open up dialogue on the importance of transparency in government and freedom of information.
By: Elisabeth MacNamara (3/18/2013)
A decision against the NVRA, which streamlined the many state laws that hindered citizen-led registration drives, would leave the mission of the League of Women Voters in jeopardy and make the voter registration process vulnerable to new forms of political manipulation.
By: Renee Davidson (3/19/2013)
The League partnered with fellow voting and civil rights partner/groups to host a tweetchat on the critical voting rights case, Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council, Inc., and the nation’s urgent need to protect the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993.
By: Lloyd Leonard (3/21/2013)
For the first time in 4 years the U.S. Senate is expected to pass a federal budget. Tell your Senators to keep the budget clean of bad environmental amendments that could destroy our climate and harm public health.
By: Zaida Arguedas (3/28/2013)
Through our trip to London, we have successfully passed the baton on this important project. The UK and Egyptian teams will soon be making the final decision about their nongovernmental partners.
By: Tim O'Brien (3/28/2013)
Each state has focused some of their energy on voting rights and elections – 2230 bills relating to elections, both good and bad, have been introduced in state legislatures across the country since January.