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

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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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2021 Voters Guide Part II
We all know that there will be candidates for various offices on our ballots in November – but candidates for which offices? Since this year is a year for electing local officials, the ballot will contain the names of candidates for Nassau County Executive, District Attorney, Comptroller and Clerk, as well as for the candidates...
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protecting the future of voting
The Democracy Defense Fund is designed to protecting voting rights and advance a more equitable democracy through advocacy and voter protection efforts. Our efforts to register, educate, and mobilize voters in the New American Majority must be accompanied by work to protect their voting rights and expand their access through persistent advocacy for a more equitable...
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Grace Felicetti and Ginny Carew at Voter Registration Drive
LWV East Nassau members Grace Felicetti and Ginny Carew spent a beautiful day at Cow Meadow Park helping people register to VOTE! Although you missed them, you can go to Vote411.org to register. For more information on how your voting rights in New York State, click here.
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The Students Inside Albany (SIA) conference, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New York State Education Foundation, Inc., is designed to increase students’ awareness of their responsibilities in our representative government and provide the tools necessary for meeting those responsibilities. The conference will bring together high school students from across the state to...
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Dear Leaguers, As we begin our new League year in these uncertain times, we will be working hard to continue to conduct our voter registration drives and to educate voters on the five constitutional amendments which will be on the ballot in November. We are forming a group of speakers who will make presentations to...
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Even when you do your research, you can wind up with a purchase that doesn’t live up to a company’s claims. This article tells you what to do to avoid losing money when marketing claims prove inaccurate. Gather pertinent information. Find the company’s return and exchange policies. For instance, time limits for retail returns can...
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They say that women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress, you know that the filibuster was invented by men. ~ Claire Booth Luce   Picture Credit
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League of Women Voters Supports For the People Act (HR1)
The For the People Act (S1) is the democracy reform bill that includes reforms for which the League has been advocating for decades. This Federal legislation will put power back into the hands of American voters by removing barriers to voting, restoring the ballot to formerly incarcerated individuals, and modernizing future elections. It is up...
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Women marching to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment
The majority of Americans mistakenly believe that women and men are guaranteed equal rights under the U.S. Constitution. The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) would, once and for all, guarantee constitutional equality between men and women. Its ratification would provide the constitutional guarantee that all men and women are truly equal under the law and that...
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