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League of Women Voters
Rooted in the movement that secured the right to vote for women, the League of Women Voters has worked to foster civic engagement and enhance access to vote since we were founded in 1920. Over time our work has evolved from efforts to gain and foster women’s suffrage to ensuring that all eligible voters, particularly those from traditionally underrepresented or under-served communities, including first-time voters, non-college youth, new citizens, minorities, the elderly, and low-income Americans, have the opportunity and the information to exercise their right to vote.

The league is deeply committed to reforming our nation's campaign finance system to ensure the public's right to know, combat corruption, and undue influence, enable candidates to compete more equitably for public office and allow maximum citizen participation in the political process. We will continue this fight in Congress, with state legislatures, with the executive branch, and, where appropriate, the courts.

Environmental Protection
The league fights to protect the environment and the public’s health by wise management of natural resources and energy production is critical for our nation’s future.

Regulation of Firearms
The league works to protect the health and safety of citizens through limiting the accessibility and regulating the ownership of handguns and semiautomatic weapons, and support regulation of firearms for consumer safety.