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HOUSE

RESOLUTION No. ___




Introduced by: Vandenburgh, Barnes, Pearson, Reske,

Bischoff, Riecken, Sullivan, Dembowski, Welch,
Lawson, Barnes, Summers, Candelaria Reardon, Pryor, Blanton, Michael, Klinker, Austin, Clements, Crouch, Duncan, Pond, Walorski
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    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

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    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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