Cheers erupt as Virginia lawmakers vote to become pivotal 38th state to ratify ERA

Cheers erupted at the Capitol as the Equal Rights Amendment cleared both chambers of the General Assembly on Wednesday, making Virginia the 38th and final state needed to ratify the amendment enshrining gender equality in the Constitution. Michigan ratified the ERA more than 40 years ago, on May 22, 1972. Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D-Prince … Continue reading Cheers erupt as Virginia lawmakers vote to become pivotal 38th state to ratify ERA