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Ratifying Equal Rights Amendment to End Gender Discrimination

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Equal Rights Amendment

On Wednesday, the Virginia state legislature approved the resolution to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). Thus, becoming the long-awaited 38th state to ratify the amendment and ending an almost century-long struggle to end the discrimination based on sex. The state legislature, which comprises of the House of Delegates and Senate, is entirely controlled by…

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Virginia Dems Continue to Push for Ratification of Equal Rights Amendment

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Equal Rights Amendment

The state Democrats are now pushing to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). With this, Virginia will become the 38th state to ratify ERA, paving the path for a constitutional amendment. The amendment ensures that no citizen undergoes discrimination due to their gender. In the past 47 years, 37 states have ratified the amendment, with…

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Virginia House Democrats File Legislations for Next General Assembly

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Virginia House Democrats

On Monday, Virginia House Democrats rushed to file several legislation bills including, gun control, LGBTQ protections and the Equal Rights Amendment, as the window opened for next year’s General Assembly session. However, pre-filling came at a bad time for Republican leaders, who traveled to Richmond to officially close the special legislative session on gun control,…

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Democrats Involve Alec Baldwin as Virginia Elections Nears

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Virginia Elections

With imminent Virginia Elections, the members of the Virginia Democratic Party are leaving no stone unturned to ensure they form majority and get hold of the state legislature. Therefore, the Virginia Democrats have begun to call for celebrity power to garner more support in the upcoming elections. The move can be considered significant as there…

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Why Republicans Should Worry Ahead of 2019 Virginia Elections?

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2019 Virginia Elections

The upcoming 2019 Virginia elections are bringing with them a series of concerns and a lot of worries for the Virginian Republican Party. The Republican Party has lately seen a shift in the demands of the common people, who have been looking for major changes in the gun policies, abortion laws, Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)…

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2019 General Assembly Session: Lawmakers to work on Multiple Key Issues

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General Assembly

On January 9, the State lawmakers assembled at the Virginia Assembly House around noon, marking the first day of the 2019 General Assembly Session. All 140 representatives from the Commonwealth convened in Richmond to begin work on their legislative priorities. The lawmakers this year are expected to decide multiple key issues, including education spending, a…

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