Voter Photo ID
"We are glad that, by upholding voting rights, the judge ruled on the side of the people of Pennsylvania," said the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania (LWVPA), the lead organizational plaintiff in the lawsuit.
"As we honor Dr. Martin Luther King today, we are in urgent need of legislative fixes to realize his vision that every American is treated fairly at the ballot box," writes LWVUS President Elisabeth MacNamara for the Huffington Post.
Photo voter ID laws, which are increasingly being rolled out across the country, are particularly costly and burdensome for women.
North Carolina Gov. McCrory alleged that slashing early voting was just a way of “compacting the calendar,” but the League believes that cutting early voting is clear and simple voter suppression.
From organizing protests and petition drives to filing lawsuits and writing legislative testimony, a look at how the League of Women Voters has helped protect voting rights in 2013.
On Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed suit against North Carolina’s new voter suppression law. North Carolina's law is just one of an onslaught of attacks on voting rights taking place across states following the Supreme Court’s decision against the VRA this summer.
Washington, D.C. – The League of Women Voters is pleased that the U.S.
A rundown on powerful calls to protect voting rights from speakers celebrating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
The League of Women Voters is pleased with today’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that they are filing suit against the Texas voter photo ID law.
The Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling this week leaves the country vulnerable to the very forms of voter suppression Congress warned of in 2006.