Washington, DC - League of Women Voters president Chris Carson issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration's repeal of the Clean Power Plan:

Washington, DC - League of Women Voters issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s announcement that employers can now opt out of birth control coverage, required by the Affordable Care Act.

"This administration’s decision to dismantle vital health care coverage for nearly 62 million women is misguided and discriminatory.

Texas Advocacy Groups to Texas Officials: Handing Over Voter Information Violates State Law

Austin, TX – Local voter advocacy groups secured a temporary restraining order preventing the Texas Secretary of State from disclosing voter data to the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. Plaintiffs had argued that doing so, as the Secretary had planned, would violate state law that protects the privacy of Texas voters. 

LWV CEO Wylecia Wiggs Harris at redistricting rally in front of the Supreme Court
http://lwv.org/blog/rallying-fair-maps-supreme-court

Washington, DC - League of Women Voters president Chris Carson issued the following statement in response to the deadliest mass shooting in its modern history.

“Our hearts are broken this day as our nation watched in horror as a gunman reigned terror on innocent concert-goers. As we grieve for the victims and those who lost loved ones, we are horrified, angry and frustrated that our country once again faces a new record for bloodshed in the worst mass shooting. Our thoughts and prayers are with the city of Las Vegas during this terrible tragedy.”  

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SCOTUS Hears Gerrymandering Case Oct 3
http://lwv.org/blog/supreme-court-preview-gill-v-whitford-challenges-idea-partisan-gerrymandering

League of Women Voters to Host 300+ Voter Registration Drives Across the Country

Washington, DC – The League of Women Voters is proud to participate in the sixth annual National Voter Registration Day 2017 (NVRD), a nationwide, nonpartisan effort to register hundreds of thousands of voters on a single day.

As a founding partner of NVRD and the single-largest on-the-ground participating organization, the League and partner organizations will register thousands of voters in person and online Tuesday.

http://lwv.org/blog/three-reasons-celebrate-national-voter-registration-day
Urge your Senator to vote "NO" on Graham-Cassidy
http://lwv.org/blog/graham-cassidy-health-care-proposal-moving-senate

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