Feminist documentaries to see, including “Seeing Allred” (about women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred), Equal Means Equal, RBG, Trapped, and more.
Choose which t-shirt wording style you like. Ordering 50 soon. Will blend with ERA-NC ones.
NC Women attended historic ERA hearing and press conference in Washington DC. With pictures.
Ideas for billboards to pique interest in the Equal Rights Amendment. Donate toward one or two we will put up around North Carolina to get people to notice women and men still don’t have equal rights!
The bill crossover deadline was May 9, and this summary talks about which bills made it and how (some by virtue of what they deal with). The House continues to schedule and reschedule SB359/HB602: Born-Alive—Abortion Survivors Protection Act. The Senate voted to override the Governor’s veto on 04/30/2019. The bill has been placed on the House calendar for different dates and then withdrawn – they are trying to find the perfect time to override the governor’s veto, or maybe it’s a game to tire pro-choice protesters. The bill is presently on the House Calendar for 05/15/2019.
Press Advisory for 2019 Raleigh Women’s March on 1/26/19 and for planned press conference for women’s march on 1/23/19. Includes speakers, performers, steering committee and hashtags.
Women have been working to get equal rights in the United States for 170 years! Too many people don’t realize women don’t have equal rights. Why is ERA catching fire now? What will it do for women and families? How can you help? North Carolina women are pushing now and pushing hard! Learn more and join the effort! Alyssa Milano is in!
NC NOW Legislative Update #6 includes the ERA bills filed on 3/5/19 while women and allies filled the Legislative Building with hours of activities. It also talks about Governor Cooper’s budget and what we may expect this session.
Senator Floyd McKissick Jr. has been a strong and consistent ally in the fight for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). He has sponsored the Ratify ERA Bill in the Senate 4 times – 2015, 2017, 2019, and an extra one in 2018 after Illinois became the 37th state to ratify ERA on 5/30/18. Transcript of Senator McKissick’s ERA speech and some neat pictures.
Charlotte NOW president Melba Smith Evans spoke on need for Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) at at a Listening Session for Mecklenburg County representatives on 3/9/19.