Category Archives: LWV in Action

Improving Gun Safety – Video Highlights

February 17, 2018 / Margaret Noel / LWV in Action, Videos of Forums

Gun violence is a tragedy in our country. How can we make our homes, schools and communities safer?  In March 2017, the Portland League presented a panel discussion about gun safety. Click below for highlights of what the speakers said about preventing gun deaths in Oregon and constitutional gun safety laws we can adopt. Improving […]

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Day at the Legislature! February 23

February 13, 2018 / Margaret Noel / Events, LWV in Action

The League of Women Voters of Oregon invites you to a program about what’s happening in the current Oregon Legislative Session and what outcomes will affect you. Friday, Feb. 23, 9:30 am-2 pm Oregon State Library, Rooms 102 and 103 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301 Advance registration is required on or before Friday, […]

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Vote Yes on Measure 101

January 16, 2018 / Margaret Noel / LWV in Action

The League of Women Voters supports Ballot Measure 101. The League believes, “Every U.S. resident should have access to affordable, quality health care.” Because BM 101 involves a law that was passed by the Legislature, this is a referendum. In order to keep the law in place, a “yes” vote is needed. A “yes” vote […]

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It’s time to improve Obamacare, not dismantle it

October 13, 2017 / Margaret Noel / LWV in Action, News

On October 13, League of Women Voters president Chris Carson issued the following statement in response to the White House executive order to end health care subsidies in the Affordable Care Act: “President Trump’s executive order to end health care subsidies for insurance companies will raise premiums and leave more Americans without meaningful health insurance. […]

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LWV Oregon Stands with Children to Address Climate Change

September 8, 2017 / Margaret Noel / LWV in Action, News

On September 6, the League of Women Voters of Oregon (LWVOR) joined the League of Women Voters United States (LWVUS) to file an Amicus Curiae Brief in Federal Court in the case of Juliana v. U.S. The press release from LWVOR states, “The Leagues support the 21 young people from across the United States who […]

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