ERA in the News: April 4 - 11 , 2019

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Hi everyone! It was another exciting news week, as Louisiana activists have shown support for the Equal Rights Amendment in their state! Go Louisiana!

 In the news this week:

NATIONAL

April 4 Notre Dame's Muffet McGraw calls for gender equality: 'Time's up. It is our turn.', Washington Post

April 5 Notre Dame's Muffet McGraw Speaks Against Gender Inequality, Explains Why She Won't Hire Another Male AssistantThe Spun 

April 5 Notre Dame's Muffet McGraw is right: We have a long way to go to gender equality, Chicago Tribune 

April 10 Connecting Women Leaders to Accelerate Positive ChangeThrive Global

April 10 A Women's Suffrage AnthologyWAMC

April 11 A new push for the Equal Rights Amendment, The Economist

 

ARIZONA

April 7 Paycheck Fairness Act treats women as victims, not equalsAZ Central

 

COLORADO

April 11 Out West RoundupColorado Politics

 

FLORIDA

April 9 Maine considering its own Equal Rights AmendmentMiami Herald  

 

GEORGIA

April 10 'A Wit's End' Play Explores Emra Bombeck's Feminism, ComedyGeorgia Public Broadcasting

 

INDIANA

April 4 Muffet McGraw speaks out on women's equalityWNDU-TV

April 5 Muffet McGraw makes national headlines with Final Four comments on gender equityABC 57 News

April 10 District 2 city council candidate to run for potential third termIndiana Daily Student

 

LOUISIANA

April 8 Legislative session begins with bid for Louisiana to ratify Equal Rights AmendmentThe Advocate

April 9 Backers of Equal Rights Amendment make new push in Louisiana, "It's only a matter of time", The Advocate 

April 9 With the Equal Rights Amendment one state away from being ratified, Louisiana residents marchThe Reveille

April 10 Antoine Pierce: The fullness of equality for women has not been realized"Big Easy Magazine

April 10 Equal Rights Amendment rally happening at State CapitolBRProud 

 

MAINE

April 5 Documentary explores equal rights, Republican Journal

April 9 Maine considering its own Equal Rights AmendmentSFGate

April 9 Maine committee passes Equal Rights Amendment billPress Herald

April 10 Lawmakers endorse bill calling for constitutional change to outlaw gender discrimination Times Record 

 April 11 Lawmakers endorse bill calling for constitutional change to outlaw gender discriminationBiddeford Journal Tribune

 

MASSACHUSETTS

April 9 League of Women Voters to host Equal Rights Amendment speakerWicked Local

 

MINNESOTA

April 7 Letter: a vote for true equality, Hastings Star Gazette

 

MISSOURI

April 9 The Equal Rights Amendment could be ratified in MissouriFox2Now

April 11 Activists urge support for Equal Rights AmendmentKOMU8 

 

NEW YORK

April 9 Hochul on Amazon's demise, Buffalo's rebound and championing childcare, City & State

 

NORTH CAROLINA

April 11 Supporters of ERA notch endorsement of proposal, Hendersonville Lightning

 

NORTH DAKOTA

April 6 Measure reflects huge disconnectBismark Tribune

April 6 Letter: It's been a long, brutal North Dakota winter, Inforum

 

VIRGINIA

April 5 Women haven't given up on the ERA, Virginia Gazette

April 8 Women Confront Civic Changes in AlexandriaAlexandria Gazette Packet 

 

WISCONSIN

April 10 State Rep. Shelia Stubbs Honored with 2019 Midge Miller Award for Outstanding Elected Official, Madison365

Thank you,

Erica Young for the APAC

KRISTA NILES