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The annual Annenberg Constitution Day Civics Survey finds that: – More than 1/2 of Americans (53 %) incorrectly believe that immigrants who are here illegally do not have any rights under the U.S. Constitution; – More than 1/3 (37 %) can’t name any of the rights guaranteed under the First Amendment; – Only 1/4 of Americans (26 %) can name all 3 branches of government.

The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania – Americans Are Poorly Informed About Basic Constitutional Provisions Many Americans are poorly informed about basic constitutional provisions, according to APPC’s Constitution Day Civics Survey. It finds that 37% can’t name More info @ http://ift.tt/2f0ajlt Automated post from LWV of the Elgin Area – http://ift.tt/2dKZy4V…

Tx to Women On The Brink: Elgin Area for this excellent article.

Opinion | I was born in poverty in Appalachia. ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ doesn’t speak for me. Vance’s sweeping stereotypes are shark bait for conservative policymakers. More info @ http://ift.tt/2gyllip Automated post from LWV of the Elgin Area – http://ift.tt/2dKZy4V September 04, 2017 at 08:28AM

LWV Statement on Charlottesville League of Women Voters Condemns White Supremacists in Charlottesville More info @ http://ift.tt/2emPKzi Automated post from LWV of the Elgin Area – http://ift.tt/2dKZy4V August 31, 2017 at 06:28PM