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Ghost guns are highly prevalent in today’s world. They can be 3D-printed, made from a kit, ordered online from an operation that assembles un-serialized firearms, or otherwise assembled from unserialized individual gun parts sold by companies online. 

State action on ghost guns is key in building a robust national common-sense gun control framework.

Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) women have always been an integral part of the voting rights movement. From opposing sexist and racist legislation to expanding the freedom to vote, the following five women are just a few of the many icons you should know about.

Are you a first-time voter? Here's everything you need to know about casting your ballot.

But the District of Columbia is not a state. Why is that a problem?  Because of not being a state, the District of Columbia does not have any rights unless they are specifically allowed by Congress, since Congress exercises “exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever” over the Seat of Government of the United States. In other words, unless we have statehood, we don't have access to the rights that the current 50 states enjoy. 

On Tuesday, May 5, the League's national organizing director, Alma Couverthie, spoke on the steps of the Supreme Court regarding the leaked draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade.

On Sunday, April 24, 2022, the League's CEO Virginia Kase Solomón spoke at Greenleaf Christian Church, where voting rights ally and co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign, Bishop William Barber II, serves as pastor. Read a copy of her speech.

April is Arab American Heritage Month! We’re highlighting four Arab American women who've helped shaped American democracy.  

We are still awaiting meaningful action on climate in Congress, and remain hopeful that members of Congress will see that climate change doesn’t exist in a silo — it is inextricably connected to many other issues, including our economy. Shifting from a linear to a circular economy is one potential path for mitigating the risk of climate change.

With primaries in full swing, it's up to us to make sure everyone has the information and ability to cast their vote! 

In honor of Volunteer Appreciation Week, here are five ways you can empower voters and defend democracy through volunteer work. 

Content Warning: This blog discusses sexual violence and assault.  Over the years, the United States has made significant social and legal advancements in creating a more…, , Our role in ending sexual violence mirrors our role in making democracy real for all of us —  we must continue to uphold our values of equity and justice, demanding equal rights…, , Even with the above laws in place, it is clear – we need the Equal Rights Amendment. While the ERA doesn’t focus on sexual violence, it sets a national standard for gender…

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