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Three Big Takeaways From the Midterm Results

Abortion played a pivotal role in the 2022 election, boosting reproductive rights champions despite efforts to suppress voters’ power.

Three Big Takeaways From the Midterm Results

Abortion played a pivotal role in the 2022 election, boosting reproductive rights champions despite efforts to suppress voters’ power.

Nov. 22, 2022

What’s at Stake This Election: LGBTQ+ Freedom, Maternal Mortality, and Voting Rights

On Nov. 8, you get to help decide the fate of critical issues — abortion rights, access to birth control, the maternal health crisis, rights for LGBTQ+ people, and the strength of our democracy.

Nov. 8, 2022

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The Ongoing Fight for Our Freedom

On National Voter Registration Day, the work of ensuring that eligible voters can exercise their fundamental right remains critical

Sept. 20, 2022

Black Women Are Still Fighting for the Vote. Don’t Let Us Fight Alone

Those who came before us believed that access to the ballot box would give us the power to validate our humanity as equal to white people’s. But we are still so, so far from equality. And we are still not being heard.

Aug. 28, 2020

Trump’s Claim: ‘Rigged’ Election. The True Crime? His Voter Intimidation.

Trump’s rhetoric could lead to real voter suppression and violence. And when Trump indicated that he’d reject the election’s results if he loses, he wasn’t just whining — he was stoking his supporters’ threats of violence, and encouraging voter intimidation and racial profiling at the polls.

Nov. 7, 2016

It's the 51st Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and We're Still Fighting for Our Rights

The 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act reminds us that as long as people are denied access to the ballot, neither democracy nor justice can be achieved.
Aug. 5, 2016

Yes, Voter Suppression Is Actually In Full Effect

Since the gutting of the Voting Rights Act by the Supreme Court in 2013, more and more states have enacted measures that actively suppress voter turnout, specifically in communities of color.

July 29, 2016

Win for Democracy: Supreme Court Affirms Equal Representation for All Americans

Yesterday, the Supreme Court unanimously concurred that every person – not just eligible voters – has the right to be represented by their state legislators.
April 5, 2016

ShowOUT to Vote: Why I’m Helping My Fellow Classmates Register to Vote

A Planned Parenthood Greater Texas volunteer and Texas State University student shares her passion for her role as a Planned Parenthood Generation organizer.
Sept. 24, 2014