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LWV Of North & Central San Mateo County

Community Leaders

Margaret Lukens, President
Tina Doede, Membership Chair

League ID

CA024

Phone

(650) 342-5853

Stories from Around the State

This opinion was originally published by YubaNet.com

An election may be a milestone, but it is not the journey. An election is an opportunity to check in with each other about the course of our country and the principles of our leaders. It is a conversation of sorts, a reminder to the people we have put in power about who they serve, inform them about what we believe, and tell them which direction we want to go.

This interview was originally published in Noozhawk.

LWV of Santa Barbara seeks to empower voters and defend democracy.

 

In June 2022, the US Supreme Court ruled in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, overturning Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey and ending the federal constitutional right to abortion. As the Supreme Court no longer recognizes the right to abortion as protected by the US Constitution, this ruling makes state constitutional amendments even more significant, leaving the right to abortion up to federal or state laws. 

LWV of Cupertino-Sunnyvale filed its opposition to the City of Cupertino’s motion to dismiss the federal lawsuit filed by the League that challenges the city’s “lobbyist regulation” ordinance.

This commentary was originally published by CalMatters.

With our nation’s democracy facing existential threats, California’s duty to protect and empower every eligible voter in the state has never been more urgent.

This podcast originally aired on KPBS.

The nonpartisan League of Women Voters of San Diego talks about why democracy is not a partisan issue.