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With just one more state needed to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, we are closer than ever to ensuring that equal rights for all are guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution.

This blog post was written by LWVUS's Chief Observer to the United Nations, Rosalee Keech.  As the League’s Chief Observer to the UN, I had the privilege of attending the …

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. 

June marked the end of our 2019 High School Voter Registration project. With a record-breaking 60 Leagues participating, volunteers registered a total of 20,115 high school student in 28 states across the country, plus D.C.  

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.