Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE
Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE

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Dear League Members,  Last night, a US Supreme Court majority opinion was leaked in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The opinion seeks to overturn abortion rights decisions in Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. It is an extreme and frightening opinion that would severely erode the rights on which women and those who may...
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“Women should do for themselves what men have already done— occasionally what men have not done—thereby establishing them- selves as persons, and perhaps encouraging other women toward greater independence of thought and action.”                                           Amelia Earhart
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."   - Harriet Tubman
Sticky Notes that say Who, What, When, Why and How
Did you know? Wyoming was the first state to grant women the right to vote. It was also the first state to elect a female governor, Nellie Tayloe Ross. In 1770, a bill proposing that women using makeup should be punished for witchcraft was put forward to the British Parliament. The use of makeup was...
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“Tremendous amounts of talent are being lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt.”
“I really think a champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fall.”        – Serena Williams
“My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.” Ruth Bader Ginsberg
“At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can.” - Frida Kahlo
Women's History Month
Women’s History Month celebrates the often- overlooked contributions of women in history, society, and culture. It has been observed annually in the United States and other countries, including the United Kingdom and Australia, every March since 1987 March is selected as the month for observing Women’s History Month to correspond with International Women’s Day on...
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This country has waited too long for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to become part of the U.S. Constitution. Over 100 years later (some) women gained the right to vote, women and nonbinary people are still not guaranteed equality under the law. The League has been committed to the ratification of the ERA since it...
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