ERA in the News March 15-22 - Kamala Lopez and Patricia Arquette!

Hello everyone!

It has been another exciting week in national ERA news, with interviews from Equal Means Equal's director Kamala Lopez and award-winning actress Patricia Arquette. And in Arizona activists continue their campaign to become the 38th state, while Minnesota's activists are working towards a state ERA.

Here’s news from across the U.S.:

NATIONAL

March 15 How Birch Bayh saved the progressive wing of the Democratic PartyThe Hill

March 15 The Duggars Helped Overturn LGBTQ Civil Rights in Arkansas. They Still Have a TV ShowRewire News 

March 15 The Beto backlashPolitico

March 19 The Equal Rights Amendment: Its Not Over Til It's Over, Refinery 29

March 19 The Act's Patricia Arquette on Playing 'Unlikeable Women' and Her Push for Equality, Hollywood Reporter

March 19 Is the GOP Warming Up to the Equal Rights Amendment?Brennan Center for Justice

 

ARIZONA 

March 17 Carolyn Blackmore: The fight for equalityHavasu News  

March 20 Passing the Equal Rights Amendment in Arizona Could Whack a Legal Hornet's Nest, AZCentral

March 20 ERA falters at CapitolThe Glendale Star

 

ARKANSAS

March 18 EDITORIAL: On Pay and EqualityArkansas Business Online 

 

FLORIDA 

March 21 Letters and Feedback, Florida Today

March 21 Will Florida usher the Equal Rights Amendment into the US Constitution? Creative Loafing Tampa 

 

ILLINOIS

March 21 Gov. Pritzker celebrates Women's History MonthClproud.com 

 

INDIANA
March 14 Bayh among 'giants of his time,' says former aideTerry Haute Tribune Star 

March 16 A consequential lifeFort Wayne Journal Gazette

March 17 COLUMN: Birch Bayh's death reminds us of an opportunity to push for equalityIndiana Daily Student

 

MASSACHUSETTS 

March 19 Group sues Newton schools, high school principals over curriculumWicked Local

 

MICHIGAN

March 17 Karen Gregory: Let's build a gender-balanced worldIonia Sentinel-Standard

 

MINNESOTA

March 19 Swedzinski votes against ERA in House voteMarshall Independent 

March 18 All Minnesotans deserve equality under our State ConstitutionECM Publishers

March 18 League of Women Voters welcomes ERA founder in Minnesota Tuesday nightPostBulletin.com

March 20 Reader opinion: Equal rights for womenBernard Dispatch

March 20 Letter: On Minnesota's Equal Rights Amendment, The Lillie

March 22 Letter What are they afraid of?Hasting Star Gazette 

March 22 Letter: Listen to all constituentsChanhassen Villager

 

NEW YORK

March 14 Sen. Birch Bayh, Title IX champion, diesAlbany Times Union

March 17 History tucked away in vintage T-shirtsAlbany Times Union 

March 18 LOCAL: Pass an Equal Rights Amendment now: Let's enshrine fair treatment for the sexes in the lawNew York Daily News

 

NORTH CAROLINA

March 15 Renewed hope for Equal Rights Amendment bill's passageCharlotte Post 

March 16 The Readers' Forum: Sunday lettersWinston-Salem Journal

March 18 What are the WNC Legislators Sponsoring this Session?BPR

March 21 NC could be the last state needed to ratify the Equal Rights AmendmentThe Daily Tar Heel

 

NORTH DAKOTA

March 16 Letter: State House sent wrong message to NDGrand Forks Herald 

March 17 Letter: Showing support for women and girlsGrand Forks Herald

March 19 Letter: A symbolic battle that leads nowhere, Grand Forks Herald 

March 21 Letter: The truth behind HCR 3037Inforum

 

OHIO 

March 16 Burgess column: Women Will Improve Our Public LifeChillicothe Gazette

 

OREGON

March 15 Husted | A dream of walking aloneEast Oregonian  

March 15 Featured obituary: Sen. Birch BayhBend Bulletin 

 

PENNSYLVANIA

March 15 Former Sen. Birch Bayh, the author of Title IX law, has died at age 91, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 

 

VIRGINIA

March 15 The Politics HourWAMU  

March 15 Virginia, Change and the ERARichmond Free Press 

March 21 University of Richmond Law Student Challenges Republican Glen Sturtevant in State Senate RaceCommunity Idea Stations
March 22 Chamber policy breakfast serves up some serious discussionsThe Winchester Star 

  

WISCONSIN 

March 14 Former Sen. Birch Bayh, Who Authored Title IX Legislation, Dies at 91, WUWM

 

OPPOSITION

March 18 From 1921 to Now: 100 Years of Feminists Fighting (With Each Other) About the ERATownhall  

 

Thank you!

Erica Young

Member, Alice Paul Institute Advocacy Committee

KRISTA NILES