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LWV of the US on Twitter “New @CleanAirMoms brochure shares what happens in your body—lungs, heart, brain, womb—when you breathe dirty air: https://t.co/ImNJss9vhI” More info @ https://twitter.com/LWV/status/893883305082408962 Automated post from LWV of the Elgin Area – http://ift.tt/2dKZy4V August 05, 2017 at 12:25PM

ACLU Nationwide The right to vote is fundamental to our democracy. We can’t stop fighting for it. More info @ http://ift.tt/2fcqhMX Automated post from LWV of the Elgin Area – http://ift.tt/2dKZy4V August 05, 2017 at 08:18AM

VERY encouraging news !

Climate Reality Oklahoma is known as a big fracking state. Could this huge new wind farm be a turning point away from dirty energy? More info @ http://ift.tt/2hrFpqm Automated post from LWV of the Elgin Area – http://ift.tt/2dKZy4V August 03, 2017 at 03:21PM

NAMI Illinois NAMI Illinois is proud to have partnered with the Illinois Department of Corrections. Last year NAMI Illinois trained and certified 150 Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) staff that then trained the entire DOC staff of over 11,500 in the NAMI Illinois mental illness awareness curriculum. Recently representatives from NAMI Illinois toured the Elgin…

“Nearly all of those blocked in Kansas were eligible U.S. citizens who simply lacked ready access to passports, birth certificates and other documents, as at least 5 percent of Americans do. Disproportionately, those lacking such documents are minorities and younger voters”

Opinion | The man who may disenfranchise millions Kris Kobach aims to do to America what he did to Kansas. More info @ http://ift.tt/2tRztsj Automated post from LWV of the Elgin Area – http://ift.tt/2dKZy4V July 31, 2017 at 11:54AM

Powerful and important perspective on justice on America.

PBS Bryan Stevenson, executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, shares his #BriefbutSpectacular take on justice in America. (From PBS NewsHour) More info @ http://ift.tt/2oKAEKt Automated post from LWV of the Elgin Area – http://ift.tt/2dKZy4V July 30, 2017 at 11:24AM