On August 26, 1920 Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby certified the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment and American women finally won full voting rights. While Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the amendment on August 18th it was not until August 26th that the ratification became official. There were, of course, still limits to…
Succinct, fact based summary of the rise of Hate Groups in the U.S. This trend began after the 2000 when the Census Bureau predicted that non-whites would soon comprise the majority of the population. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4a-QwKMbqkM&feature=youtu.be
Hate Groups Are Growing Under Trump According to research by the Southern Poverty Law Center, the number of hate groups has been increasing rapidly since 2000. Heidi Beirich, director of the Ce… More info @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4a-QwKMbqkM&feature=youtu.be Automated post from LWV of the Elgin Area – http://ift.tt/2dKZy4V August 28, 2017 at 01:57PM
Texas just got smacked down by the courts yet again for discriminating against minorities It’s the fourth finding of discrimination in nine days. More info @ http://ift.tt/2vnILNK Automated post from LWV of the Elgin Area – http://ift.tt/2dKZy4V August 25, 2017 at 05:45PM
Voting Laws Roundup 2017 | Brennan Center for Justice In 2017, changes to voting laws are again poised to play a major role in state legislative agendas. More info @ http://bit.ly/2lCDy2r Automated post from LWV of the Elgin Area – http://ift.tt/2dKZy4V August 23, 2017 at 04:34PM
A new law in Indiana illegally removes people from voter registration rolls, the Indiana NAACP and the League of Women Voters of Indiana said in a lawsuit filed today against Secretary of State Connie Lawson.
Lawsuit: Indiana’s Method of Purging Voters Violates Federal Law | Brennan Center for Justice A new law in Indiana violates the National Voter Registration Act, established to protect voters from being removed from registration rolls improperly. More info @ http://ift.tt/2irX0z6 Automated post from LWV of the Elgin Area – http://ift.tt/2dKZy4V August 23, 2017 at 04:28PM