The Democracy Maps create a detailed roadmap of state election laws and policies and how they differ. The Democracy Maps dive deep into more than 40 aspects of state election and voting laws, making it easy to see the states that are ensuring democracy thrives and the states that are falling short. Policies tracked include: automatic voter registration, early in-person voting, state primary systems, voting machine security, ballot drop boxes, and congressional redistricting.Learn More
Unequal treatment under the law can prevent LGBT Americans from being able to fully participate in American life. LGBT employees have no explicit federal protections from workplace discrimination in more than half of the states. While other states have worked to advance laws allowing workers to take paid leave from work to care for a child, to ban harmful conversion therapy practices on youth, and other protections.Learn More
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