Equal Rights Amendment

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February 21, 2019 - 1:23 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A renewed push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in Virginia has failed by a single vote. The House of Delegates vote deadlocked 50-50 on a bid to force a full floor on the gender-equality measure Thursday. The tie vote meant the effort failed. ERA proponents had hoped...
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February 14, 2019 - 1:00 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two advocates for the Equal Rights Amendment have been handcuffed and escorted away by police after staging a "die in" outside Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox's office. The two women were arrested early Thursday morning by police after lying down outside Cox's door in a Capitol...
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Panel vote dims hopes for Equal Rights Amendment in Virginia. (Dreamstime)
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January 22, 2019 - 12:24 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A proposal to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in Virginia has once again failed to make it out of a committee in the state's House of Delegates. A subcommittee for the Republican-controlled Privileges and Elections Committee voted down the gender-equality measure Tuesday...
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January 15, 2019 - 3:00 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia has taken another step toward becoming the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. The state Senate voted in favor of legislation Tuesday to approve the gender-equality amendment. The measure passed with bipartisan support. The legislation still has to clear...
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