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LWV of Solano County

Community Leaders

Carole Paterson, President
Rami Muth, Vice President
Cassandra James, Membership Chair

League ID

CA099

Phone

(707) 205-9137

Stories from Around the State

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.

CUPERTINO, CA — Today, the League of Women Voters of Cupertino-Sunnyvale filed a federal lawsuit challenging the city’s anti-nonprofit speech ordinance, which requires nonprofit organizations to register as lobbyists. Organizations that fail to register risk being penalized. The League asserts the ordinance’s definition of “lobbyist” is too vague and chills voter engagement by harming voter service organizations.