Several LWVUS staff were present to witness and take part in what is considered to be one of the largest global protests in history. What we saw shed new light on our democracy and sanctity of the rights afforded to us, as children of all ages filled the lawn of the Capitol and the surrounding avenues practicing their first amendment rights.
Fifty-five years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, where Title VII was enshrined in law, the Supreme Court will hear Bostock v. Clayton County to evaluate whether sexual orientation and gender identity are included in Title VII’s prohibition of discrimination on the basis of sex.
Last month we were joined by Hon. Gabriela Cuevas Barron, Hon. Sunna Aevarsdottir, Sen. Susan Kihika, and Ginger Gibson for a panel discussion on violence against women in politics.
September 19th dawned crisp and bright as DC citizens streamed into the Rayburn HOB to be present at the first DC Statehood hearing held by the House in 26 years.
On Thursday, September 19th, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Committee will hold the first hearing on DC statehood in more than a quarter-century.
Guest authors Cathy Frischmann and Claudia Keith encourage Leagues to get involved in climate strike activities.
The path forward on the Equal Rights Amendment has never been clearer. With just one more state needed to ratify the amendment, our country is closer than ever to ensuring that equal rights, regardless of sex or gender, is guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution.
With a population of over 700,000 who pay more federal income tax per-capita than any other citizen of any other state, it would make sense for DC citizens to have their own state.