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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.

This story was originally published by Door County Daily News.

Making sure your right to vote remained accessible was a major focus of the League of Women Voters of Door County in 2022.

This story was originally published by Public News Service.

Amy Scott-Stoltz, a spokesperson for the South Dakota League of Women Voters, said this broader approach is counterproductive.

"We just want to make sure that people know that that is a less accurate way to count the votes and it also is a very time-consuming way, so results would be even later in getting out," Scott-Stoltz said.

This profile was originally published by Asbury Park, NJ, Patch.

League of Women Voters of Monmouth board member Annette Scott of Neptune recognized for advocacy for citizens returning from incarceration.

This story was originally published by AL.com.

People who want to learn more about how state lawmakers make decisions about education, criminal justice, taxes, health care, and other issues have a new way to stay informed.

The Alabama Channel, a website created by the League of Women Voters of Alabama Education Fund, went live this week.

This story was originally published by Nexstar.

“This would change elections, and not for the better so people need to be paying attention,” Kase Solomon said.

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