Changing the Constitution LWVUS Constitutional Amendment Study LWVCC Consensus Meeting: Saturday October 17 9 AM West Chester Borough Hall 402 E. Gay Street Join us! No reservations necessary! In 2010, in “Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission”, the Supreme Court ruled that corporations are persons, entitled to the same protections of free speeach as […]
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Civil Liberties Introduces NEW Campaign Finance Committee
The Massachusetts League of Women Voters has developed a Power Point presentation on the issue of Campaign Financing . This powerful and direct presentation allows our committee members to take our message to schools, community and church groups and other organizations. We are currently seeking members who are interested in educating the community and are game to learn […]
Civil Liberties Committee is looking for a few good
The Civil Liberties Committee is in need of new members to help in its ongoing efforts to educate our membership and our communities about the issues created by the 2010 Supreme Courts’ decision on the Citizens United v. The Federal Election Commission. This decision gave corporations the same civil rights as citizens of the United States. Corporations may now give undisclosed […]
DePasquale: $1M on Voter ID Ads Like Betting $1M on Steelers
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale thinks the Department of State is out of line to spend $1 million this year on its Voter ID ads.
Photo ID not required for November 2013 election
Pennsylvania voters will not be required to produce identification to cast ballots in November. A Commonwealth Court judge has barred enforcement of the state’s 2012 voter ID law until he makes a final determination in the case.