The complicated road to the failed anti-slavery ballot measure in Louisiana: NPR

Of the five states that took measures to the voters on the issue, Louisiana voters were the only ones to vote against banning slavery and involuntary servitude in the state constitution, according to calls from the Associated Press. This year in Vermont, Oregon, Alabama and Tennessee, voters decided to outlaw slavery and indentured servitude. The … Read more

Colorado approves free lunch ballot measure : NPR

A student prepares lunch in the cafeteria during the first day of school at Stamford High School on September 8, 2020 in Stamford, Connecticut. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption caption toggle John Moore/Getty Images A student prepares lunch in the cafeteria during the first day of school at Stamford High School on September 8, 2020 … Read more

California voters approve measure to enshrine abortion rights: NPR

People argue as a group of anti-abortion rights protesters disrupt the Women’s Action for Reproductive Rights rally at Mariachi Plaza in Los Angeles on October 8. David McNew/AFP via Getty Images hide caption caption toggle David McNew/AFP via Getty Images People argue as a group of anti-abortion rights protesters disrupt the Women’s March for Reproductive … Read more

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