How Can We Make Democracy Work Better?

Our democracy appears to be in trouble with many sides polarized and each side vilifying each other. So what can one do to make a positive change? Rather than attacking the opposition, understanding their intensity and fears as well as understanding our own enables more effective democratic responses. Join us in a Community Conversation as … More How Can We Make Democracy Work Better?

Men can join the League of Women Voters, too. Right?

Right! This was a question a man asked me at a recent League of Women Voters forum. Men (and young adults) are welcome! There are already many male members who contribute to making democracy work. Our chapter is for Larimer County and members are from several towns in Larimer County. Why not Change the name? … More Men can join the League of Women Voters, too. Right?

Oil and Gas Wells – What We Don’t Know Can Harm Us

The League’s Events Planning Team is presenting a Community Conversation on March 19 at 11:30, in the Coloradoan Community Room, 1300 Riverside Avenue, Fort Collins.  Learn what the City of Longmont is doing to protect the health and safety of its residents from the impacts of oil and gas wells, and the associated pipelines. Jason … More Oil and Gas Wells – What We Don’t Know Can Harm Us

Support Sensible Gun Legislation

Recent tragedies, combined with a history of previous gun-related tragedies, have spawned renewed attention to the conversation of gun violence and access to high powered firearms in America.  If you stand with the League of Women Voters of the United States in support of “strong federal measures to limit the accessibility and regulate the ownership … More Support Sensible Gun Legislation

The Electoral College is in the Constitution but Not It’s Counting Method

It was thought to be a once-in-a-100-years anomaly, but twice in the last five presidential elections, the 538 members of the Electoral College have erased the will of the majority in the election of our nation’s president. When the Founding Fathers established the Electoral College, they envisioned it to stop the masses from electing someone … More The Electoral College is in the Constitution but Not It’s Counting Method