The League joined constitutional rights and public interest groups in opposing calls for an Article V Constitutional Convention.

The League joined letters sent to President Trump and Congress that supports the preservation of the Johnson Amendment which is a ban on political campaign intervention by 501(c)3 organizations. The League opposes recent proposals that would politicize the charitable nonprofit and philanthropic community by repealing or weakening current federal tax law protections that prohibit 501(c)(3) organizations from endorsing, opposing, or contributing to political candidates.

The League sent a memo to members of the U.S. House opposing HR 634, the Election Assistance Commission Termination Act.

The League joined an amicus in Maslenjak v. United States. The case will be argued at the U.S. Supreme Court on April 26, 2017. The brief argues that the Sixth Circuit’s holding—that any knowing false statement or omission can be grounds for denaturalization and criminal prosecution—would have dire consequences for naturalized citizens, significantly discourage lawful immigrants from seeking citizenship, and undermine a cornerstone of American society and values. 

On Tuesday, February 28, President Trump will deliver his first address to a joint session of Congress. 

This speech is intended to direct the administration's priorities for the rest of the year. 

We don't know what he will say - but we will be listening and ready to take action if the president outlines proposals related to League priorities such as voting rights, healthcare and the environment.

LWVUS joined LWVMD and 40 other national and local organizations supporting rescission of a resolution that calls for an Article V Constitutional Convention.

The League joined a letter sent to the Committee on House Administration opposing legislation that would terminate the Presidential Election Campaign Fund and the Election Assistance Commission.

The League sent a memo to members of the House Administration Committee ahead of the markup of HR 634, the Election Assistance Commission Termination Act.

The League sent a memo to the U.S. Senate about the most recent nominee to the Supreme Court.

The League joined a letter to Capitol Hill urging Congress to table Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolutions of disapproval, which would harm American workers, consumers, and families.

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