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Long-forgotten suffragette honored
Published on: 6/21/2021
MICHIGAN CITY — Naomi Anderson was a nationally renowned suffragette in her day, but she was forgotten in her hometown until recently. A group of activists is planning to make sure she isn’t forgotten again. Plans for a statue in her honor were unveiled Saturday at the LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
LWV Indiana Statement About Recent House Incident
Shawn Barnes
Published on: 3/2/2021
The League of Women Voters of Indiana expresses our dismay at the recent display of disrespect on the floor of the Indiana Statehouse. Members of the Indiana House of Representatives booing their dissent while Black members spoke of their experience with discrimination is beneath the office of an elected official and an offense to the voters who elected that legislator.
The Pre-Civil War Fight Against White Supremacy
Published on: 2/9/2021
"Senator William H. Seward’s enemies in Congress called him a villain and a traitor, but they rarely missed his parties. Invitations to his soirées—which took place several times a week in the eighteen-fifties, during Washington’s winter social season—were more coveted than those to the White House. " Please see the attached article from the January 2021 issue of the New Yorker.
League Condemns Domestic Terrorist Attack on the U.S. Capitol
Shawn Barnes
Published on: 1/8/2021
WASHINGTON – Today the League of Women Voters of the United States president Dr. Deborah Turner, CEO Virginia Kase, and the full board of directors issued the following statement in response to the violent demonstrations at the U.S. Capitol:

“This is a dark day in the history of the United States of America. Today’s activity on Capitol Hill should have been a procedural exercise to finalize the 2020 election. Instead, our nation's Capitol was attacked by domestic terrorists seeking to invalidate the will of the people.
LWVUS Statement on the Certification of the Presidential Election
Shawn Barnes
Published on: 1/4/2021
WASHINGTON – Today the League of Women Voters of the United States CEO Virginia Kase issued the following statement ahead of this week’s joint session of Congress to count and certify the Electoral College votes:

“This week, Congress will count the Electoral College votes as required by the Constitution and affirm Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States. Any objection to this process is simply political theater which directly mocks and defies our Constitution. Still, these actions will not change the legally proven result of the 2020 election.

“In November, the American people turned out in record numbers to elect the next president of the United States, and the Electoral College confirmed the people's will last month..."
US District Court Rules In Favor of LWVIN, NAACP and Brennan Center for Justice
Linda Hanson - LWVIN CoPresident
Published on: 8/25/2020
It's time to celebrate at least one victory for Indiana voters! The US District Court of the Southern District of Indiana just issued an order – WE WON!