A HOUSE RESOLUTION to honor the Indiana League of
Women Voters on their 90th Anniversary.
Whereas, the Indiana League of Women Voters was
formally organized in February of 1920 six months before the
19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified giving women
the right to vote; and
Whereas, the Indiana League of Women voters has
advocated legislation to improve the quality of life for
Americans including: child labor laws, a minimum wage, equal
opportunity for women in government and industry, civil and
human rights, government reform, environmental safety and
women's rights; and
Whereas, The league's work is based on the belief that
citizens with well-researched and unbiased information will
make wise decisions for their communities and nation; and
Whereas, the league continues to be active in encouraging
women to vote and gain equal rights as well as to affect
legislation at the local, state and national level; therefore
SECTION 1. That the Indiana League of Women Voters be
honored for their ninety years of public advocacy.
SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the Indiana House of Representatives transmit a copy of this Resolution to the Indiana League of Women Voters.
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