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“Betsy McBride of the League of Women Voters, said, ‘If an ultrasound procedure is not medically necessary, the Legislature should not require that a doctor or an ultrasound technologist perform such a procedure against the will of the patient. … There is no legitimate reason to endorse this bill, which is an assault on Idaho women’s right to privacy.’”

“The Pennsylvania House passed a voter ID law by a 104 to 88 vote. ... [State Rep.] Mundy noted that many organizations, including the League of Women Voters, the American Association of Retired Persons and the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania oppose House Bill 934. ‘This bill has been mislabeled,’ Mundy said. ‘It's not a voter identification bill. It's a voter suppression bill that will deny many of our citizens their most fundamental right in a Democratic society.’”

“This year, the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Wellesley is going to be launching an entirely new and updated online Election Guide utilizing the National LWV's Vote411.org!”

 “New this year is that the Voters Guide in now available on line at Vote411.org.”
 

A letter to the editor from Barbara Chaudhery, co-president of the Greater Red Bank League of Women Voter, showing support for clean air initiative.

“Sweeping election law changes proposed in Connecticut would make it easier for Fairfield County voters to register online, allow registration on the same day as an election and permit more people to obtain absentee ballots.”

 “The Maine State Senate today helped to protect voting rights by passing an amended version of LD 199. ...‘Maine's elections work. They are well-run and efficient,’ said Ann Luther of the League of Women Voters of Maine.”

“Nine government watchdog organizations today asked Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich, as well as President Barack Obama, to reveal more details about fundraisers for their presidential campaigns who ‘bundle’ contributions in amounts greatly exceeding what they're permitted to contribute on their own.”

 ABC NEWS reports: “Nine government watchdog groups today called on the 2012 presidential candidates to lift the veil of secrecy that shrouds their biggest fundraisers, the so-called ‘bundlers’ who use their connections to steer millions of dollars from well-heeled donors to the campaigns of their choice.”
 

“Dismayed by low voter turnout in local elections, students in Natick High School's Advanced Placement government classes have decided to do something about it. The students...with help from the League of Women Voters...held a forum in the school cafeteria for candidates...”