Arguments began on a lawsuit that will determine if the North Carolina legislature discriminated in passing the country's most restrictive voting law, and if the changes to voter registration and early voting violate the Constitution or the Voting Rights Act.
As a pediatric nurse practitioner, I know first-hand the impact rural hospitals can have on a community. To bring attention to the support rural hospitals need, I decided to join a 283-mile annual walk from North Carolina to Washington, D.C.
While the League continues to oppose new restrictions on registration and voting, we also continue to work with registrars and administrators dedicated to making elections about voters and their ability to weigh, and not about which party wins or loses.
Election Day is less than a month away and Leagues across the county continue to educate and engage citizens. This task has become more difficult as numerous states have passed laws making it more difficult to register, vote and have that vote count. Take a look at what is happening in a few key states.