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The League sent a letter to the US Senate urging them to pass the Youth Voting Rights Act as a measure to support eligible young voters’ access to the ballot.
LWV Urges US House to cosponsor H.Res. 891, affirming the Equal Rights Amendment as part of the US Constitution (Legal Document)
LWVUS sent a memo to the US House asking them to cosponsor H.Res. 891, a resolution to affirm the validity of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) as the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
The US House Administration committee’s subcommittee on Elections held a hearing on Thursday March 17 about Voting in America: “Ensuring Free and Fair Access to the Ballot in Texas.
The League sent a letter to the White House outlining the issues that we hope President Biden will touch on during the State of the Union.
League calls on Congress to remain focused on the fight against racial discrimination in voting (Legal Document)
The League joined LCCHR and over 50 groups on a letter to Majority Leader Schumer which urged him to remain focused on the core issue of racial discrimination in voting.
The League joined over 80 major organizations calling on the Biden Administration to involve civil society organizations in the Summit for Democracy’s Year of Action and 2022 in-person Summit.
LWVUS urges all House Representatives to vote for the legislation HR 5746, the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act, and move it to the Senate for immediate consideration and debate.
League joins coalition calling on Congress to protect federal elections and elections officials from attacks (Legal Document)
The League calls on members of Congress to enact federal elections protections by supporting the Freedom to Vote Act and other legal remedies as needed.
LWVUS joins request for global gender equality investments in Biden funding requests (Legal Document)
LWVUS joined a letter sent to the director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), requesting increased investments in global gender equality
LWVUS President and native Iowan, Dr. Deborah Turner, sent a letter to Senator Chuck Grassley, urging him to support final passage of the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights…