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Voices of the League

 Blog Round-up

 June 2014

League of Women Voters

On our blog, Voices of the League, we cover a variety of topics ranging from our work at all levels of the League, including emphasizing work accomplished in local communities across the country on our priority issues, marking important national developments, highlighting the work being done to grow and strengthen the League, and so much more. We hope you’ll take the time to see what we’ve been up to each month through this roundup. Thanks for Making Democracy Work©.

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UPDATE: Voting Rights Moving Forward

By: Elisabeth MacNamara
Posted: 06/25/2014

On the one year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision that gutted key provisions of the Voting Rights Act, the Senate will finally hold a hearing on the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 (VRAA).




One Year After Shelby Decision, the Fight Continues to Protect Equal Access to the Vote One Year After Shelby Decision, The Fight Continues to Protect Equal Access to the Vote

By: Elisabeth MacNamara
Posted: 06/23/2014

Access to the vote is not about politics; it's about justice and equality. The Voting Rights Amendment Act (VRAA) is the remedy that will help ensure equal access to the vote for all eligible Americans.


Civil and Voting Rights Leaders with Members of Congress Calling on Congress to Move Voting Rights Forward

By: Elisabeth MacNamara
Posted: 06/18/2014

I joined members of Congress and leading civil and voting rights leaders at a press conference to call on Congress to move the Voting Rights Amendment Act (VRAA) forward. We gathered as a show of unity and to deliver the message that the League and our partners are serious about protecting voters.


Houston Mayor Annise Parker Talks to the League of Women Voters Houston Mayor Annise Parker Talks to the League About Open Government, Democracy

By: Renee Davidson
Posted: 06/13/2014

The League was proud to host Houston Mayor Annise Parker as the opening speaker of our 51st National Convention.


carbon pollution Support the EPA's Groundbreaking Proposal to Limit Carbon Pollution

By: Jessica Jones
Posted: 06/02/2014

Reducing the amount of carbon pollution from power plants is a life-saving measure that will protect our children, our nation and the world from the devastating effects of climate change.

 

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