Monday morning, the Center for American Progress hosted a panel discussion examining pro-voter and anti-corruption strategies to make government work more effectively for American democracy.
Voting rights advocates across the country celebrated a momentous victory last month when a federal judge struck down a Kansas statute requiring documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote. The ability to participate in American elections is the foundation of our democratic institutions, but the passage of the Secure and Fair Elections (SAFE) Act in 2013 has blocked thousands of Kansans from registering to vote through the DMV or other means.
The American people deserve to know where a nominee stands on basic principles, as the Court's decisions will affect the direction of our democracy for decades to come.
Today hundreds of thousands of people stepped up to say “Immigrants are welcome here” during Families Belong Together marches across the country.
Concerned about the role of “fake news” in undermining democracy, the League of Women Voters of Palo Alto hosted a panel “How Do We Know What’s True Anymore?” with stakeholders from technology, academia, policy, as well as the public to engage in a candid conversation about the threat of disinformation, misinformation, and fake news on elections.
Last Wednesday, governors from across the country, Congressional leaders, and special interest groups met in Washington, DC to unveil new efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Immigration was the major policy focus of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Trump Administration and most Americans last week. The U.S. House voted on legislation and President Trump signed an Executive Order around family detention at our borders.
Shelby County v. Holder was a landmark case addressing the constitutionality of two provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Here's what's happened in the five years since the case was decided.
As a new wave of high school seniors transition to higher education and enter the workforce, they also acquire a new set of responsibilities to engage in our democratic process as first-time voters.
The League’s leadership in the fight against voter suppression is making a major impact in states across the U.S. As lawmakers continue to pass legislation and employ tactics that disenfranchise voters, the League challenges these efforts at every level of governance through public advocacy, grassroots organizing, legal action, and public education.