Individual Liberties

Individual Liberties

Oppose major threats to basic constitutional rights.

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(Note the privacy-violating tracking link from AddThis. Our my.lwv.org website adds that automatically, and I haven't found a way to remove it!)

The LWV Los Alamos study on Digital Privacy began in June 2020. It's headed by JoAnn Lysne and Akkana Peck.

LWVUS Public Policy on Reproductive Rights

(For Complete position: Impact on Issues, pg. 33) The League's Position Statement of Position on Public Policy on Reproductive Rights, as announced by the National Board, January 1983:
The League of Women Voters of the United States believes that public policy in a pluralistic society must affirm the constitutional right of privacy of the individual to make reproductive choices.

News

Hint: It has to do with Partisan Gerrymandering

Black Suffragists
News

Often left out of the history of women’s suffrage is the role of black women in that effort. The predominantly black service sorority Delta Sigma Theta’s first public act was to participate in the Women’s Suffrage March of 1913.

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News

PowHer is a coalition dedicated to women's issues focusing mainly on pay equity. Their prime bill was a bill to bar employers from asking potential employees about their previous salary history.

Position

The League of Women Voters of Coos County supports the establishment and the continuation of an official Coos County Human Rights Commission.