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Get involved! There are many ways to have your voice heard by elected officials and policy makers. Take Action on League priorities today.

The next President & Congress must enact democracy reform

The American people are tired of a government that serves only the wealthy and corporate interests. We demand a democracy that works for all of us.

Sign your name to show the next administration and Congress that Day 1 is for Democracy. Demand that the For People Act is a first priority of the next administration and Congress.

 

Take Action: The Census is in Danger

 COVID-19 has caused significant delays and disruptions to census operations which is why the Bureau has requested the extended household counting operations through October 31, 2020.  But recently, the U.S. Census Bureau, announced it would be ending census operations on September 30, 2020.
  
Shortening the timeline to collect data and rush operations during a national pandemic is an intentional plot to sabotage the census and skew Congressional representation, redistricting, and critical funding allotments for every state in the country.
  
But Congress can act to protect the census. By ensuring that in the next stimulus package provisions that the Bureau has asked for to extend the data delivery deadlines and deliver necessary funding to complete counting activities is included in the legislation.

Tell Congress to protect the Census in the next version of the stimulus bill.

 

Demand Action from Congress to Protect the 2020 Election

The November election is quickly approaching, and it is imperative Congress provides the necessary funding to transform our election system to respond to this crisis, and ensure voting remains fair, accessible, and safe.

Voters should not have to choose between their health and their vote. Call your Senators today at 1-888-415-4527 to ask them to include $4 billion in funding to secure our elections in the next stimulus package.

Don’t want to make a call? Use our action alert to contact your Senators!

 

Take Action for Equal Rights

In February, the U.S. House successfully passed, a bipartisan resolution removing the ratification deadline on the Equal Rights Amendment. Now our fight moves onto the Senate, where an identical bipartisan resolution is ready to move forward. 

There is more to do to get this across the finish line. Reach out to your Senator now and urge them to support legislation to remove the ERA’s ratification deadline.

 

Stand Up for DC Statehood

More than 700,000 residents live in DC, which is more than that of Wyoming and Vermont, yet its residents still lack voting members in the U.S. House and Senate. Without these voting members, residents of DC are denied a voice in Congress to defend them from attacks on their own locally passed laws and citizen backed initiatives.

Residents in DC deserve full representation in Congress. Sign the petition to support DC statehood today!  

 

Tell Congress to Pass Sensible Gun Laws

It’s time to stop the violence. Legislation with common-sense solutions to prevent gun violence will protect our children, our citizens and help restore our public confidence. 

Tell Congress to move forward with common-sense gun legislation.

 

Stop Voter Suppression

Across the country, there has been a concerted effort in many states to stop some voters from voting, or to make it much harder for them to participate. Legislators and election officials have purged existing voters from the rolls, made cuts to early voting, reduced polling places, put in place strict voter photo ID laws and levied onerous voter registration restrictions.

Stand with the League in our fight to ensure our elections are always free, fair, and accessible.