LWVUS, LWVAZ and LWVKS applaud the decision by the EAC to reject requests from the states of Arizona and Kansas to modify the national mail-in voter registration form to require voters to provide documentary proof of citizenship.
The Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014, a bipartisan bill is carefully crafted to protect the rights of all voters from discrimination and repair the damage to the Voting Rights Act of 1965 inflicted by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Shelby v. Holder.
"We are quite pleased that the President has kept his commitment to confront the greatest challenge of our lifetime: climate change," said LWVUS President MacNamara in reaction to the Obama Administration's new proposal limiting the amount of carbon pollution for new power plants.
The League of Women Voters of the U.S. today spoke out in support of the new notice of proposed rulemaking for non-profit, 501(c)(4) organizations announced last week by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
This week LWVUS, the League of Women Voters of Arizona and the League of Women Voters of Kansas jointly sought to intervene in the case Kobach v. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), which involves the requirements to provide documentary proof-of-citizenship on the national mail-in voter registration application form.
Washington, D.C. – The League of Women Voters is pleased that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) today is joining the League of Women Voters of North Carolina in challenging that state's new voting law, which voting rights advocates have called the most restrictive voting measures passed since the civil rights era.
Following today’s EPA proposal of the first-ever national carbon pollution standards for new power plants, a coalition of environmental and progressive groups, supporting strong clean air standards, pledged their support for this important action.