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  • Voter citizenship lawsuit looms over 2014 election

    After Kansas began requiring residents to prove they were U.S. citizens to register to vote, the League of Women Voters started focusing its voter registration efforts at naturalization ceremonies, where people readily have such documents on them. Now that immigration officials have prohibited them from copying naturalization certificates, new citizens face discrimination and significant roadblocks in registering to vote, the group told a federal appeals court Thursday.


  • ADVANCE FOR RELEASE SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 2014, AND THEREAFTER- In this April 8, 2014 photo, Donna Dill, left, of the League of Women Voters, and Hastings High senior Destiny Thomas examine a map of Hastings to find Thomas' voting precinct after she registered to vote at the school in Hastings, Neb. (AP Photo/The Hastings Tribune, Amy Roh)

    Hastings chapter helps register young voters

    Members of the Hastings chapter of the League of Women Voters attest that the greatest obstacle to getting youths to the polls is taking the initial plunge.


  • Wisconsin justices hear voter ID arguments

    A member of the Wisconsin Supreme Court's conservative majority said Tuesday she's troubled by the state's voter photo ID requirements, saying it's not fair that people who lack identification may have to pay for supporting documents to obtain it.


  • Programs gives tools to talk about civil rights

    Elizabeth Peratrovich's most famous quote is likely, "I would not have expected that I, who am barely out of savagery, would have to remind gentlemen with 5,000 years of recorded civilization behind them, of our Bill of Rights." - a response to comments made by a territorial senator.


  • HAGELIN: Teach your kids to recognize liberal spin

    Beware — during this heated election season, liberal self-styled "public interest" organizations might try to fool you.


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