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LWV Of Ohio

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Iris Meltzer, President

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(614) 469-1505

Stories from Around the State

This story was originally published in the Oxford Observer.

The Oxford League of Women Voters is organizing a letter-writing campaigns against two proposed bills that they say would damage democracy in Ohio.

This article was originally published in The Miami Student.

Recent changes to Ohio’s voting laws put the state among those with the most restrictive voting requirements in the country.

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 originally aired on WDTN.

March is National Women’s Month, but March 8 is International Women’s Day. The Miami Valley has its fair share of women who are making a difference in their communities. 

The Greater Dayton League of Women Voters was founded in 1920, after a group called the ‘Dangerous Dames of Dayton’ protested and demanded suffrage. 

This story originally aired on WKBN.

In this week’s segment with WKBN Community Affairs Director Dee Crawford, Crawford sits down with Leah Sakacs, president of the League of Women Voters of Greater Youngstown. 

This profile was originally published by The Miami Student.