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Did you know that Americans lose more of their property each year to forfeiture than to burglary? Does law enforcement really keep your property if you’re not charged with a crime? Hear about new protections for Illinois citizens. Tonight at 7 pm in the Spartan Auditorium at Elgin Community College. More info at: http://ift.tt/2y67onD https://youtu.be/3kEpZWGgJks #civilrights #foxvalley

Civil Forfeiture: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) Did you know police can just take your stuff if they suspect it’s involved in a crime? They can! It’s a shady process called “civil asset forfeiture,” and it… More info @ https://youtu.be/3kEpZWGgJks Automated post from LWV of the Elgin Area – http://ift.tt/2dKZy4V October 26, 2017…

ACLU This term, the Supreme Court will be asked to decide whether it sides with Trump, or with equality, freedom of religion, privacy, liberty, and the right to vote. More info @ http://ift.tt/2k11ZY6 Automated post from LWV of the Elgin Area – http://ift.tt/2dKZy4V October 12, 2017 at 08:13AM

League of Women Voters issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s announcement that employers can now opt out of birth control coverage, required by the Affordable Care Act.

LWV Statement on President Trump’s Assault on Women’s Right to Contraceptive Care Washington, DC – League of Women Voters issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s announcement that employers can now opt out of birth control coverage, required by the Affordable Care Act. “This administration’s decision to dismantle vital health care coverage…