On the 45th anniversary of Congress’ passage of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), Nevada (finally) ratifies, making us the first state to do so in more than three decades. We only needed three more states to make the ERA a Constitutional Amendment and Nevada just filled one of these slots.
Historic vote on Equal Rights Amendment scheduled for Monday, March 20 Carson City, NV — This Sunday, March 19, Nevada Women’s Lobby (NWL) will host its sold out biennial Grassroots Lobby Days at the Plaza Convention Center in Carson City, NV. This year’s topic is “Equity – Bridging the Gap.”
Today, the Nevada State Senate took our state and the nation one step closer to full ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), which was passed by Congress 45 years ago! After the 19th Amendment affirming women’s right to vote was ratified in 1920, suffragist leader Alice Paul introduced the ERA
Nevada state Sen. Pat Spearman knew her resolution was 35 years late. But that wasn’t the point. The resolution called on Nevada to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, which came close to becoming part of the U.S. Constitution, but never did because fewer than three-quarters of the states ratified it by
Getting the Equal Rights Amendment into the constitution requires ratification by at least 38 states — Nevada has always been a holdout and that MUST CHANGE! The proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) states that the rights guaranteed by the Constitution apply equally to all persons regardless of their sex. After
The Nevada Women’s Lobby will be joining thousands of concerned citizens across Nevada and hundreds of thousands across the nation for a peaceful demonstration of solidarity, inclusion, and unequivocal rejection of the hateful rhetoric displayed and espoused by the incoming Administration. As an assembled group, we choose to stand by
It has been a bitter, divisive year in American politics. With new polls showing that we are more divided than ever before, it’s important to remember how fortunate we are to live in a country where we settle our political disputes at the ballot box. It’s also important to remember that
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