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LWV Of Kansas

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Martha Pint, President
Marlene Merrill, Vice President
Sara Funk, Membership Chair

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Stories from Around the State

The Kansas Supreme Court issued a decision in LWV Kansas v. Schwab, a case brought by the League of Women Voters of Kansas (LWV Kansas), Loud Light, Kansas Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, and the Topeka Independent Living Resource Center, challenging restrictive voting laws enacted by the Kansas Legislature in 2021.

This story was originally published in the Associated Press on 5/31/24.

The Kansas Supreme Court offered a mixed bag in a ruling Friday that combined several challenges to a 2021 election law, siding with state officials on one provision, reviving challenges to others and offering the possibility that at least one will be halted before this year’s general election.

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.

This article was originally published by The Sunflower.

At the Voter Registration Day event on Sept. 19, members of the Shockers Vote Coalition and the League of Women Voters teamed up to inform students on how to get registered to vote in the Wichita area.

Without the ability to make reproductive decisions for one’s body, those who can become pregnant cannot participate equally in our democracy.

Further, since the Dobbs decision reversing the right to abortion, numerous state governments have introduced legislation directly or indirectly related to reproductive rights, challenging doctrines of US democracy. 

This story was originally published by KVOE.

The League of Women Voters’ Emporia branch will be busy the next few months. Why, you might ask? It’s tracking votes for lawmakers representing Lyon County for the second straight year.