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To mark the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, the League of Women Voters of Texas guest blogged on the new abortion restrictions in their state.
It is possible that when we look back at 2013, it will be seen as a watershed year - a year that America hit a turning point in the battle for voting rights and recognized that we must do what we can to expand access to the polls, instead of creating new barriers that make it more difficult to vote.
From organizing protests and petition drives to filing lawsuits and writing legislative testimony, a look at how the League of Women Voters has helped protect voting rights in 2013.
State and local Leagues throughout the country have been working with government agencies, health care providers and advocates to get the word out to the American people on the Affordable Care Act and its pivotal impact on their lives.
On Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed suit against North Carolina’s new voter suppression law. North Carolina's law is just one of an onslaught of attacks on voting rights taking place across states following the Supreme Court’s decision against the VRA this summer.