Monthly Archives: June 2020

The history of tear gas used against U.S. public

This is another “forgotten” bit of policing history (1932), and the presidency of Herbert Hoover. https://daily.jstor.org/how-tear-gas-became-a-staple-of-american-law-enforcement/

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Simpson: Column detailed poor arguments

Susan Simpson’s letter to the editor regarding columnist Hollis. https://trib.com/opinion/letters/simpson-column-detailed-poor-arguments/article_b0d9977a-f395-57d9-9e08-d6014f81d861.html

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LWVWY in Solidarity

The League of Women Voters of Wyoming grieves the murders of George Floyd and the countless other Black lives that have been tragically taken at the hands of rogue law enforcement officers who are rarely held fully accountable for their … Continue reading

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Webster’s Dictionary responds

Dictionary definition of racism changes. https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/09/us/dictionary-racism-definition-update-trnd/index.html?utm_term=15917849000010a597bf42ecf&utm_source=Five+Things+for+Wednesday%2C+June+10%2C+2020&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=214193_1591784900009&bt_ee=AIVgdIlEkYIg%2Fgr6g3ecUnXBtRCMANsBeiPdv3sBaeY%3D&bt_ts=1591784900009

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Who has jurisdiction over WY rivers?

WY is the 23rd state to support the Trump Administration to overturn current rules. https://www.wyomingbusinessreport.com/industry_news/environment/wyoming-jumps-aboard-for-trump-water-rule/article_c6369426-aa8e-11ea-932f-e31fa7559387.html#utm_source=wyomingbusinessreport.com&utm_campaign=%2Fnewsletters%2Fpm-2-tuesday%2F%3Fadfafasfa%26-dc%3D1591734285&utm_medium=email&utm_content=headline

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Black history is lots more than slavery

And it’s not just for black people.  Should white and black teachers teach Black History? https://www.npr.org/2020/06/04/868600478/q-a-how-to-talk-to-kids-about-george-floyd

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Public Radio interviews Susan Simpson

Simpson talked with Wyoming Public Radio’s Erin Jones about how Wyoming measures up when it comes to voting access. https://www.wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/voting-rights-dont-always-mean-voting-access-how-does-wyoming-measure?fbclid=IwAR15QTXPMnY0Iyh0KRtue4NndhtSNoMErWmJVb3RQ4wG2CjyXm_2WkP8vfg#stream/0

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LWVWY Convention Information Is Out

It’s  Saturday June 6, 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 5 p.m. via Zoom. Registrants will receive log in info.  Please don’t share.  

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