The decision by Old Dominion state lawmakers makes Virginia the 38th and final state needed to make the ERA part of the Constitution.
The issuing today of the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel’s opinion on the arbitrary timeline on the Equal Rights Amendment is not binding. In fact, the timeline in the preamble of the ERA itself is not binding.
The filing this week of a lawsuit in a federal district court in Alabama by Alabama, Louisiana, and South Dakota attorneys general attempting to stop efforts to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment is nothing more than political grandstanding.
The House Judiciary Committee today marked up H.J. Res 79, a resolution that would eliminate the time limit for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.
Feminists won big in the Virginia state legislative races yesterday—and the Equal Rights Amendment, which was stopped from coming to the floor for a vote in 2019 and for more than two decades by Republican leadership, will now have both a strong Democratic majority in the House and Senate, with ERA supporters in the majority of both houses.
Afghan women have been demanding to be included in peace negotiations with the U.S. since they began. We should have listened to them.
The Trump-Pence Gag Rule punishes low-income patients and the health care professionals who serve them. We cannot allow this ruthless policy to continue to threaten Title X clinics—and we can win this by demanding that our policymakers rescind these rules immediately.
There have been 251 shootings in 2019. And all of them preventable. To say it is time to take action is a massive understatement.
People’s lives are being put on the line for the sake of a callous political agenda. Now is the time to act.
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