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#MeToo a good start, but U.S. falls behind

By Sandra Ericson For The Register-Guard  Jan. 11, 2018 In the era beyond #MeToo, I, like most women, am getting accustomed to feeling a little safer — safer from unwanted attention, micro-put-downs and marginalization. A sense of greater value has … Continue reading

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Isn’t It Really Time, at Long Last, for Us to Approve ERA

by Paul R. Dunn for ThePilot.com In a recent survey, 94 percent of Americans reported that they would gladly support an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would guarantee equal rights for men and women. Ironically, 80 percent of those … Continue reading

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Please Take Action Now

CALL YOUR LEGISLATORS TODAY! On Valentine’s Day, February 14, the Equal Rights Amendment will be introduced in both houses of the NC General Assembly. Chief sponsors Sen. Floyd McKissick and Rep. Carla Cunningham will speak on the legislation at 2:30 … Continue reading

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You Are Not Equal. I’m Sorry.

by Sleep.Eat.Write A post is making rounds on social media, in response to the Women’s March on Saturday, January 21, 2017. It starts with “I am not a “disgrace to women” because I don’t support the women’s march. I do … Continue reading

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WOMEN’S FORUM OF NC – ERA IN NC/ROBERTA MADDEN

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North Carolina Group Joins Efforts to Revive the Equal Rights Amendment

Seeking to find some light at the end of the tunnel, a new non-partisan, statewide organization calling itself, the ERA-NC Alliance held a press conference at Wake Forest University to announced renewed efforts to advocate for the ratification of the … Continue reading

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Champion of the Equal Rights Amendment, Black Mountain’s Roberta Madden receives award

Roberta Madden – photo by Barbara Bozeman Beth Walton, bwalton@citizen-times.com 2:22 p.m. EST December 7, 2015   BLACK MOUNTAIN – The woman who helped bring the Equal Rights Amendment back to the North Carolina legislature this year was  recently honored for her … Continue reading

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STATEWIDE ERA CONFERENCE HELD IN GREENSBORO

“Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn” is the attitude of many legislative and congressional leaders regarding equal rights for women and men. To overcome resistance, ignorance, and apathy on the part of many political leaders, a diverse group … Continue reading

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