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In a victory for South Dakotans, a law that places a 30-day residency requirement for ballot initiative petition circulators has been permanently enjoined by a federal court.
WASHINGTON/MEMPHIS – The League of Women Voters of the United States issued the following joint statement with the League of Women Voters of Memphis-Shelby County in response to…
WASHINGTON — Today the League of Women Voters of the United States CEO Virginia Kase Solomón issued the following statement after the 118th Congress elected Kevin McCarthy to be Speaker of the House:
WASHINGTON — Today the League of Women Voters of the United States’ president Dr. Deborah Turner and CEO Virginia Kase Solomón issued the following joint statement on the anniversary of the January 6th attack on the US Capitol: 
WASHINGTON — Today the League of Women Voters of the United States CEO Virginia Kase Solomón issued the following statement after Senate passage of the omnibus appropriations bill that includes the Electoral Count Reform and Presidential Transition Improvement Act.   

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This story was originally published by WIFR.

 

It’s been seven months since Roe v. Wade was overturned, escalating debate over reproductive rights.

Women’s reproductive rights has been a back-and-forth conversation for decades, but some groups want to make sure the conversation keeps moving forward and that women are listening.

A panel of health experts spoke to Freeport residents in an event sponsored by the League of Women Voters. They say the goal Tuesday night was to educate people, especially women, on their bodies and the rights they have to protect them.

This story was originally published by KVOE.

The League of Women Voters’ Emporia branch will be busy the next few months. Why, you might ask? It’s tracking votes for lawmakers representing Lyon County for the second straight year.

This story was originally published on Chapelboro.com.

While much of the focus in Washington D.C. on Friday was more on selecting a new Speaker of the House, the day also marked a solemn anniversary for many. Lawmakers held a moment of silence outside the Capitol to remember the insurrection event on January 6, 2021 and to thank the first responders who were on-scene to respond to the mob of Donald Trump supporters.

Similar recognitions were held across North Carolina, including one organized by the local League of Women Voters in Chapel Hill Friday night.

This letter to the editor was originally published in the Daily Camera.

This opinion was originally published in the Newport Daily News.

Two years after a mob of angry citizens stormed the U.S. Capitol and temporarily prevented Congress from certifying the 2020 presidential election results, The League of Women Voters of Newport County decided to organize a vigil to commemorate the date, pay respect to the Capitol police officers who took their own lives in the days and weeks following the events of January 6, 2021, and encourage civic involvement to safeguard democracy in Rhode Island.

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