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This week the League of Women Voters Education Fund, together with the Inter-American Dialogue, and the International Association of Women Judges, is sponsoring a conference entitled “Women and the Rule of Law: The View from the Americas.”

This weekend, I gathered with folks from across the country for the largest rally on climate change in U.S. history!

In conjunction with many of our national partners, the League is participating in a rally at the Supreme Court on February 27, starting with a press briefing at 8:30 am and the rally running from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. If you’re in the DC area, please join us for the rally!

In last night’s State of the Union (SOTU) address, President Obama addressed many crucial issues affecting our country. His remarks touched on some of the League’s priority issues including voting rights, climate change, immigration and gun violence.

On Wednesday, February 27th, the Supreme Court will review Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder, a case that questions the constitutionality of Section 5 the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965, the landmark legislation that outlawed discriminatory voting practices.

President Obama underscored the urgent need to address climate change in his inaugural addr

Next Tuesday, February 12th, President Obama will deliver his annual State of the Union (SOTU) address, which will outline his key priorities for the year and second term in office.

Last week LWVUS was proud to attend the 7th Annual Summit of our long-time partner, the

Today, the League marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the United States.

"Voting is the foundation stone for political action.” -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.