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Virginia just approved the Equal Rights Amendment. Now what?

Virginia became the 38th state to vote in favor of the Equal Rights Amendment, meeting the threshold necessary to make it part of the U.S. Constitution. However, the ERA could still face significant legal and legislative challenges. Julie Suk, a professor at …

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3:12pm PST - January 16th, 2020

Virginia becomes 38th state to approve Equal Rights Amendment

Virginia has become the 38th state to approve the Equal Rights Amendment, which would officially prohibit discrimination based on sex. The measure was approved by Congress back in 1972, but in the 1980s, momentum stalled after just 35 states passed it, three …

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9:12am PST - January 16th, 2020

Virginia votes to ratify Equal Rights Amendment

Virginia has become the 38th and final state needed to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, but a long legal battle is expected. CBS News chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford spoke to CBSN about the significance of the vote.

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7:31am PST - January 16th, 2020

US: Virginia moves to brink of becoming 38th state to ratify ERA

Questions remain over whether Equal Rights Amendment will ever be added to the Constitution if ratified by 38 states.

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3:36pm PST - January 15th, 2020

Will Virginia Revive the ERA?

But Republicans say the window for ratifying the amendment has closed.

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1:59pm PST - January 15th, 2020

Virginia vote sets up fight over women's rights constitutional amendment

Legislators in Virginia on Wednesday backed a long-gestating amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would guarantee equal rights for women, setting up a fight over whether the deadline to finalize it has passed.

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12:36pm PST - January 15th, 2020

Virginia state legislature approves the Equal Rights Amendment

Virginia became the pivotal 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, although the 1982 deadline has long passed to add it to the Constitution.

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11:51am PST - January 15th, 2020

Virginia passes Equal Rights Amendment

Both chambers of the Virginia state legislature passed the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) Wednesday, becoming the 38th state to pass the resolution.The amendment's passage in Virginia crosses the threshold necessary...

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11:15am PST - January 15th, 2020

Virginia lawmakers pass Equal Rights Amendment in historic vote - The Washington Post

Virginia lawmakers pass Equal Rights Amendment in historic vote The Washington Post Virginia General Assembly passes resolutions ratifying ERA CNN Virginia Approves the E.R.A., Becoming the 38th State to Back It The New York Times Virginia Ratifies The Equal …

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10:52am PST - January 15th, 2020

An Amendment Protecting Women Is about to Finally Be Ratified. What Happens next Is Complicated.

“There’s been women who’ve been beaten, and who’ve marched and rallied and fought for their entire lives for this issue.”

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10:30am PST - January 15th, 2020

Virginia House of Delegates passes resolution ratifying ERA

Virginia's House of Delegates passed a resolution Wednesday in favor of ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment.

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10:26am PST - January 15th, 2020

Expulsion at end of rainbow, Benedict Arnold, Batman thief: News from around our 50 states

New York eyes racial bias in subway fare-evasion policing, Virginia gets closer to ratifying Equal Rights Amendment, and more

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11:32pm PST - January 14th, 2020

Historic Equal Rights Amendment vote set

If passed in Virginia, the Equal Rights Amendment would cross the 38-state threshold for ratification.

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1:12pm PST - January 14th, 2020

Virginia is one step closer to ratifying ERA after House committee advances measure

Virginia moved one step closer on Tuesday to ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment after a state House of Delegates committee advanced its resolution to the full chamber.

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9:49am PST - January 14th, 2020

The US has fallen behind on equality of the sexes

Eighty percent of Americans wrongly believe the US Constitution ensures that men and women have equal rights, according to one poll, but it doesn't -- and it's about time the US enshrines the Equal Rights Amendment in the supreme law of the land, Jody Heymann…

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5:23am PST - January 14th, 2020

Kerala will remain in forefront to defend Constitution: CM

The act of the southern state, which had earlier convened a special session of the assembly and passed an unanimous resoultion seeking repeal of the amendment, was an intervention from within the purview of the Constitution, Vijayan said. Kerala is the first …

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5:18am PST - January 14th, 2020

Legal challenges await as Virginia gets ready to ratify Equal Rights Amendment

When Virginia opened its 2020 legislative session this week, the Equal Rights Amendment, a century-long dream of progressives and feminists that would ban discrimination on the basis of sex and guarantee equality for women under the Constitution, appeared clo…

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6:54am PST - January 11th, 2020

Justice Department says deadline to ratify Equal Rights Amendment has expired

The Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel is arguing that the deadline to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment has expired, a blow to supporters' push to enshrine the long-sought effort.

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11:44am PST - January 8th, 2020

Democrats look to history as Virginia’s General Assembly opens its session - The Washington Post

Democrats look to history as Virginia’s General Assembly opens its session The Washington Post Newly empowered Virginia Democrats promise 'action' on litany of issues NBCNews.com Bloomberg, Northam Push Back on Gun Law ‘Misinformation’ Snopes.com Big changes …

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9:34am PST - January 8th, 2020

Trump administration casts doubt on women's rights amendment push

The Trump administration on Wednesday poured cold water on a new effort to ratify a decades-old proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would ensure women have equal rights to men.

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9:25am PST - January 8th, 2020

Protests against CAA-NRC mark NFIW congress in Jaipur

Call to resist onslaught on Constitution, fight divisive forces

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9:38am PST - December 30th, 2019

Jocelyn Burdick, 1st ND woman to serve in US Senate, dies

Jocelyn Burdick, who became North Dakota’s first female U.S. senator when she was appointed to briefly fill the seat vacated by her late husband, has died at age 97

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3:13am PST - December 28th, 2019

3 conservative-leaning states sue to block ERA from ratification

Three conservative-leaning states have filed a federal lawsuit in an attempt to stop the Equal Rights Amendment from being added to the US Constitution as it nears potential ratification.

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1:20pm PST - December 19th, 2019

‘This Is Not Just a Muslim Fight.’ Inside the Anti-Citizenship Act Protests Rocking India

As tense protests about India’s new citizenship law rocked the nation’s capital last weekend, four women tried to form a human shield around their male classmate as police beat him with sticks. Shaheen Abdulla’s face was bloody as he yelled at his friends to …

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9:11am PST - December 18th, 2019

Time to defend India’s secularism

The Citizenship (Amendment) Act has imperilled the nation’s constitutional values, and no one can afford to be silent

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9:16am PST - December 17th, 2019