"This is a year to commemorate two wonderful events. 100 years ago, in 1920, after more than 70 years of effort, ridicule, protests and imprisonments, women finally won the right to vote in the United States. Shortly before this hard won victory became law, the League of Women Voters was established to provide women with the tools necessary to make informed choices once the right to vote was won. Over the years, the League's history has become closely tied to the suffrage movement......"
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Suffrage Centennial is a Celebration of Democracy
With the LWV's recently announced Fair Maps
campaign, this is a timely artice:
An article on Redistricting and gerrymandering, by Judy Thomas
See more at People Powered Fair Maps
100 years after the 19th Amendmant, and 150 years sonce the publication of "Little Women", what's changed - and what hasn't?
A Community Counts
article by Kathleen Schatzberg, from the Barnstable Patriot.