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ERA in the News: May 4 - 10, 2019
States in green denote states where news coverage on the ERA was published.

States in green denote states where news coverage on the ERA was published.

Hello everyone,

Despite efforts, the Louisiana Senate failed to move the Equal Rights Amendment forward. The support coming from the state was massive, as was the coverage in the local news and media, so there were plenty of wins to come from this effort. We will keep up our efforts to bring greater awareness and support for the ERA in Louisiana, and many other states that are

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The ERA Advocacy Committee at the Alice Paul Institute meets this week to iron our more details for our first ERA Day of Activism, Education, and Inspiration!. We are still accepting applications for craft vendors, as well as ERA-supporting businesses and organizations. You can also purchase your tickets for the event now, to hear all our fabulous speakers up close and personal. We’ll be announcing our panel of speakers this week, so stay tuned! Learn more about this day of activism by visiting the event’s website by clicking HERE.

Now onto the news...

NATIONAL

May 5 Patricia Arquette Pushes for Passage of the Equal Rights Amendment at Congressional HearingULNTerview.com 

May 5 A Tale of Two Suffragists: Hazel Hunkins and Maud Wood Park, History News Network

May 7 An Equal Rights Amendment True Believer on Why She's OptimisticSlate Magazine 

 May 8 Congress should forge ahead with the ERA, come hell or court challengesLos Angeles Times

May 8 New Era for the ERA? 35 Years Later, Will Equal Rights Amendment Finally be Ratified?Democracy Now! 

 

ARKANSAS

May 7 Power to the people, NWA Online

 

CALIFORNIA

May 8 Louisiana Senate spurns Equal Rights Amendment ratificationSan Francisco Chronicle

May 9 Playboy's First Pop-Up Might Not Be What You ExpectedLA Magazine

May 9 Playboy's LA Pop-UP Celebrates New "Woke" Iteration of Men's MagazineHollywood Reporter

 

GEORGIA

May 10 Panel on ERA held May 21MDJOnline

 

ILLINOIS

May 4 Illinois Politician Thomas Hynes Dies at 80, NBC Chicago

May 4 Tom Hynes, head of storied Democratic political family, dies at 80, Crain's Chicago Business

May 10 Editorial: Use path of least resistance to enact overdue ERAQuad-Cities Online 

 

IOWA

May 8 Metro briefsWaterloo Cedar Falls Courier

 

LOUISIANA

May 8 Louisiana Senate spurns Equal Rights Amendment ratificationKATC Lafayette  

May 8 Louisiana Senate kills ratification of Equal Rights AmendmentThe Advocate 

May 8 Senate: Tampon tax stays; Equal Rights Amendment goesMonroe News Star

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May 8 After failed Senate vote, La's chances of becoming final state to ratify ERA look slim, The Advocate

May 9 The Rundown: Updates on New Orleans infrastructure, Barr hearing, Equal Rights and moreThe Advocate  

May 9 Louisiana Senate Rejects Ratifying Equal Rights AmendmentWWNO

May 9 Louisiana Senate says no to Equal Rights Amendment for womenKnoe

May 9 Louisiana Senate spurns Equal Rights Amendment ratificationNew Orleans City Business

May 9 The US Needs and Equal Rights Amendment to the ConstitutionFree Speech TV

 

MINNESOTA

May 3 Bare-breast brouhaha, Lake County News Chronicle

May 4 Letters to the Editor: Poston is a climate change denierWadena Pioneer Journal 

 

NEBRASKA

May 5 Beto O'Rourke makes his pitch in the Bluffs, talks climate change, health care and more, Omaha World-Herald

 

NEVADA

May 4 The House passed a bill to keep the US in the Paris Climate Deal, as the Senate approved its 100th Trump judge, The Nevada Independent

 

NEW YORK

May 4 Women March in Seneca Falls plans multi-day event in 2020, Auburn Citizen

 

NORTH CAROLINA

May 5 Sunday's letters: Power grabBlue Ridge Now

 

OKLAHOMA

May 4 Letter to the Editor: Thanks to Ginnie Graham for being an ERA champion, Tulsa World

 

VIRGINIA

May 4 25th House candidate Jennifer Kitchen hopes to connect to rural voters, The News Virginian

May 8 Dance agrees to debate challenge, with a few suggestionsProgress Index 

 

WISCONSIN

May 6 Can We Pass the Equal Rights Amendment Already? Wisconsin Gazette

 

OPPOSITION

May 7 Letter: Stop the ERA bill, which allows abortion rights, Buffalo News

May 8 It's overGreen Valley News  

 

Thank you,

Erica Young for the APAC