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On June 27, the Supreme Court held that it would not intervene in partisan gerrymandering cases, refusing to set a standard for when redistricting intentionally groups voters by party.

On the sixth anniversary of Shelby v. Holder, the Supreme Court decision that gutted the heart of the Voting Rights Act (VRA), the U.S. House Judiciary Committee conducted a hearing on the continuing challenges to voting rights in our country. 

The LWVUS Volunteer Lobby Corps had a very active spring this year focusing on the For the People Act, the Voting Rights Advancement Act, and the Women's History commemorative coin program.

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was one of the most important pieces of legislation of the 20th century. But in 2013, the Supreme Court gutted important sections of it in Shelby County v. Holder.

 It’s important we remember the struggles so many go through to become what so many are just born into, so that none of us take the right of citizenship—and all the responsibility that entails—for granted. 

This month the Supreme Court will issue their decision in Rucho v. League of Women Voters of North Carolina, our redistricting lawsuit that could set a standard for the whole nation when it comes to partisan gerrymandering.

Have you wondered what you can do to fight climate change? One of the most critical actions is putting a price on carbon emissions.

On May 11, the LWV of New Mexico participated in a voting rights panel on the For the People Act (SB949), moderated by Senator Tom Udall. President Judy Williams shares her experience on the panel.

On Tuesday, May 21, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and several local museums nationwide hosted the annual National Youth Summit, this year focusing on the forthcoming 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage.

On May 6, the House Administration Subcommittee on Elections visited Fort Lauderdale, Florida to hold a field hearing on voting rights and elections. I represented LWVFL as a testifying witness.