Individual Liberties

Individual Liberties

Oppose major threats to basic constitutional rights.

DEI
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The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee encourage you to take this 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge.

Portland Protest and Feds
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The Pasadena Area LWV fully supports the U.S. League's position regarding recent hostile actions against peaceful protestors in Portland Oregon.  The complete statement is available below.

 

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Public Statement

[Salem, Oregon] – The League of Women Voters of Oregon (LWVOR) calls for civil discourse amid Portland’s ongoing protests. We reaffirm Americans’ First Amendment right to peaceful protest...

Only One Race the Human Race
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LWV Defends Citizen's Constitutional Right to Peaceful Protest

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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.

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Hint: It has to do with Partisan Gerrymandering

Black Suffragists
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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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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.

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