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19th Amendment

This story was originally published in The Herald-Dispatch.

Members of the League of Women Voters of the Huntington Area recently established a flower garden at the Cabell County Courthouse.

Women still lack equal rights in the U.S Constitution despite the significant legal and legislative advances that have been made in recent decades. It is not enough to treat the symptoms; we must address the root cause of inequality by amending the Constitution and finally adding the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the Constitution. 

On this day in 1920, the 19th Amendment was ratified, bringing a hard-fought campaign to allow women the right to vote to a conclusion.

Virginia Kase was featured on the Today Show speaking about the 19th Amendment. 

CBS News Anchor to commemorate League’s 100th anniversary with remarks in June 2020.

Opinion piece from LWV CEO Virginia Kase on what it means to celebrate the passage of the 19th Amendment 99 years later.

LWVUS sent Congresswoman Barbara Lee a formal letter supporting H.R. 1923, the Women’s History and Nineteenth Amendment Centennial Quarter Dollar Coin Program Act.

Guest column in Chicago-area newspaper the Daily Herald, from LWV of Illinois executive director Audra Wilson.