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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

League ID


Stories from Around the State

The Supreme Court case Moyle v. United States could leave women and people who can become pregnant at risk of permanent bodily harm, creating a patchwork in which some states provide reproductive freedom and equal citizenship for people who can become pregnant while others don’t.  

Abortion will not and should not be left to the whim of state legislatures, particularly when people’s health and lives are at risk. 

When I look at everything people have done this year to protect and uplift every person’s voice, I find so much to be thankful for. 

This is for the election workers, voters, and League volunteers who empowered voters and defended democracy this year.

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.