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Statement on dismissal of voting rights lawsuit

Case: Lathers et al. v. Abercrombie et al.

Every day, the ACLU works to defend and protect civil rights, including the right to vote.  Every person’s vote is important, and every person who wants to vote should to be able to do so.  109 more words

Know Your Rights

Moral Week of Action Rally Today In Raleigh

North Carolina’s NAACP will wrap up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol today, with a rally focusing on voting rights and voter mobilization. The rally falls on the 51st anniversary of the March on Washington led by the Rev. 56 more words


Suffrage movement brawl involves Andrew Cuomo campaigner in race for governor

by Marguerite Kearns

It’s amazing that references to the “suffrage movement” have surfaced in New York’s election campaign for governor?  Not by the incumbent Democratic candidate Andrew Cuomo himself, but a verbal brawl in the media between Christine Quinn ( Cuomo supporter) and Tim Wu (running on the Working Families Party line for lt. 569 more words

Suffrage Movement


Yesterday, August 26th, was Women’s Equality Day and I would like to join with thousands of individuals and dozens of organizations across the country in speaking up for economic security and justice for working women and their families. 382 more words

Dennis Gallagher

News of the Weird (Voting Edition): Colorado Town Sues All its Voters in "Fatally Flawed" Election

A small Colorado town has sued its residents, asking a judge to haul them into court to sort out what election officials there have called a “fatally flawed” election, according to the Denver Post. 214 more words

News Of Note

"Women’s Equality Day": The Vote -- A Right Worth Fighting For

Today, August 26, marks Women’s Equality Day. It is also a little more than two months from the 2014 midterm elections. In my mind, these two things are inextricably linked. 755 more words


"This Bright Light of Ours" to Shine in 2015 Martin Luther King Jr Celebrations

Save the date for talks in Seattle, Monterey and Palo Alto. Check back for details in a few weeks.

January 15, 2015: MLK Seattle Celebration 33rd Anniversary, King County, Seattle WA… 61 more words

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