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LWV Of Idaho

Community Leaders

Jean Henscheid, Co-President
Betsy McBride, Co-President
Elinor Chehey, Vice President
Sue Ripley, Membership Chair

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Stories from Around the State

From January – August 2023, state legislatures nationwide passed various bills into law. While following these developments, the League noticed several important trends around voting rights and election administration.

This story was originally published in the Moscow-Pullman Daily News. 

The League of Women Voters of Pullman is encouraging conversations about politics between children and their families through art.

In the past year, The League signed on to numerous amicus briefs to defend the LGBTQ+ community from the wave of attacks on their rights. Many of these cases could set a precedent for discrimination against both LGBTQ+ and other marginized groups.

The League of Women Voters is dedicated to ensuring equal rights and equal opportunity for all. This commitment led to LWVUS joining the legal challenge to Idaho’s Fairness in Women’s Sports Act which prohibits transgender women and girls, intersex persons, and any non-binary person from participating in sports.

The Idaho law  violates Title IX’s prohibition on sex discrimination in educational programs or activities.