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LWV Of Mississippi

Community Leaders

Carol Andersen, Co-President
Christy Wheeler, Co-President

League ID

MS000

Phone

(601) 352-4616

Stories from Around the State

On Tuesday, May 5, the League's national organizing director, Alma Couverthie, spoke on the steps of the Supreme Court regarding the leaked draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade.

With the new year comes more litigation. In the past year, the League has continued our work of fighting against anti-voter bills and purges, challenges to new district maps, and pushing back against the increased attacks on reproductive rights. Here are a handful of the issues you may want to keep an eye on in 2022. 

In the past year, the League has joined litigation to fight back against the flood of anti-abortion bills that have been put forward across the country.   

For those who experience pregnancy, our basic freedoms hinge on our ability to make choices about our reproductive health. Our physical and psychological health, ability to gain and maintain employment, financial resources, and even what we can and cannot eat are all dependent on our reproductive choices. 

Changes to election laws due to COVID-19 creates an opportunity for election reform in some southern states.