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 “'Such legislation would essentially legislate groups that sign up new voters through registration drives, like the League of Women Voters of South Carolina, out of existence’, said [SC] League president Barbara Zia.”

“Critics, including the Michigan League of Women voters, AARP Michigan and the American Civil Liberties Union, said the bills would discourage voter participation.”

“The [SC] bill...would stop voter registration drives by creating burdensome regulations and stiff penalties for violations, up to $1,000. Voter registration drives are as traditional as Fourth of July parades, and they have been organized for generations by the League of Women Voters...”

“Wisconsin's controversial new voter identification law has the state's colleges scrambling since they provide ID cards that students will be able to use at the polls.”

 “The new congressional district maps caused all sorts of shuffling ... today the League of Women Voters announced it will sue to seek to have them redone.”

“Becoming a U.S. citizen and registering to vote in Wisconsin used to hand in hand. But thanks to the state's new voter ID law, that's no longer the case.”

“Barbara Zia, president of the South Carolina League of Women Voters, said the League opposes both bills, but is particularly concerned about new rules for voter registration drives, which include fines of up to $1000 for groups that make mistakes.”

"Stuart Harvey (left), election director for the Frederick County Board of Elections— pictured with Jean Friedmann (center), of the League of Women Voters, and Earlene Thornton, of the Board of Elections — has visited 10 schools and registered 312 first-time voters."

“Advocates for the poor and minorities said Wednesday that a proposal to put new requirements on groups that register voters represents a bid to suppress voting...”

“If you do not vote, you cannot make a difference.  ... The League of Women Voters was at Clay High School spreading their “No Vote, No Voice” 2012 High School Voter Registration Project.”