ERA in the News: March 22-31, 2019

Happy end of Women's History Month! It's been very inspiring to hear stories of historical women from across the country this month and we look forward to channeling that energy into the rest of the year.

This week was exciting as we saw news coverage in states that haven't had any ERA news at all in 2019, including Rhode Island, Washington, and New Mexico. As of the end of the first quarter only seven states are missing ERA coverage in 2019: Alabama, Iowa, Montana, South Dakota, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

Now onto the news...

NATIONAL

March 22 The History of the Equal Rights Amendment, Explained, Teen Vogue

March 29 Falling Out of the Love with the Constitution, Financial Times 

 

ARIZONA

March 25 Funding for Arizona's 2-1-1 service in danger because 0.0003% of callers asked about abortionAZCentral  

March 28 C'mon Arizona, Be brave and take a stand for women's rightsLos Angeles Times   

 

COLORADO

March 24 Leibee: Nipples should be as free as womenRocky Mountain Collegian

 

INDIANA

March 24 Full equality? Needs improvement, Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

 

LOUISIANA

March 27 Louisiana could make history if it finally passes the ERANOLA.com 

 

MINNESOTA

March 24 Letter: Seeking Equality for AllHastings Star Gazette 

March 24 Assumed Equality is Not EnoughEast Side Review

March 28 Column: Women's History Month: Do we need the ERA here?Sun Post 

March 28 St. Louis Park Council unanimously calls for Equal Rights Amendment to the Minnesota ConstitutionECM Publisher

 

NEW JERSEY

March 27 Norcross Votes for Paycheck FairnessInsiderNJ

March 27 Menendez Leads Colleagues in Introducing Equal Rights Amendment during Women's History Month, Menendez Website 

 

NEW MEXICO

March 26 Santa Fe's Adelante program is not in the newsSanta Fe New Mexican

 

NEW YORK

March 27 It's ERA era, at last, pols tell Girls ClubThe Villager

 

NORTH DAKOTA

March 22 North Dakota Capitol notebook: Lawmakers developing TR Library proposal, Jamestown Sun

March 25 Fargo commissioners reject getting into state Legislature's ERA fightInforum 

March 26 Letter: Another clear example of why we need women in government, Inforum

March 26 Burn 'em if ya got 'emKFGO News

 

OKLAHOMA

March 24 Ginnie Graham: It's never too late for Tulsa to support equal rights for women, Tulsa World

 

RHODE ISLAND

March 28 Lady Legislator Leading the WayNewport This Week 

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

March 24 South Carolina, Sumter, advocates push for ratification of nearly 100-year-old Equal Rights Amendment, Sumter Item

 

VERMONT

March 26 What would it take to add abortion to the VT ConstitutionBurlington Free Press

 

VIRGINIA

March 24 Kerr: Are legislative committees where good ideas go to die?, Inside NoVa

March 27 ERA Then, ERA Now Richmond Magazine 

March 28 Virginia Falls Short on ERA But We Can Turn It Around, The Zebra

 

WASHINGTON

March 27 What's Happening for March 27The Olympian

 

OPPOSITION

Left Trying to Revive Equal Rights Amendment to Get Abortion in the Constitution, The Federalist

 

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Erica Young

Member, Alice Paul Institute Advocacy Committee

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