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Yesterday, lead sponsor Representative Lois Reckitt and lead co-sponsor Senator Rebecca Millett introduced a state Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in the Maine state legislature. The State ERA already has 116 co-sponsors. The lead sponsors believe the mea...

State ERA Introduced in Maine Legislature

Yesterday, lead sponsor Representative Lois Reckitt and lead co-sponsor Senator Rebecca Millett introduced a state Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in the Maine state legislature. The State ERA already has 116 co-sponsors. The lead sponsors believe the mea… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire

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The Maine ERA was passed by majority support in both chambers, but failed to gain the necessary two-thirds vote in both houses necessary for the measure to be placed on the Maine Election ballot for final passage. <div>
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Feminists Ignite Fight for Maine Equal Rights Amendment

The Maine ERA was passed by majority support in both chambers, but failed to gain the necessary two-thirds vote in both houses necessary for the measure to be placed on the Maine Election ballot for final passage. Related posts:Illinois Considers Ratifiying the ERA Feminist Majority Foundation & Rep. Maloney Sound the Alarm on Trumpcare’s Threat […]

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On Election Day, Washington, California and Nevada all voted to strengthen gun control measures in the wake of Congress’ unwillingness to improve gun safety.<div>
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Gun Control Referendums Received Close Votes on Election Day

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On Tuesday, four states voted to raise their minimum wages in light of Congress’ refusal to touch the federal minimum of $7.25 an hour.<div>
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Raising the Minimum Wage Wins at the Ballot Box

On Tuesday, four states voted to raise their minimum wages in light of Congress’ refusal to touch the federal minimum of $7.25 an hour. Related posts:Judge Rules Planned Parenthood Shooter is Still Not Competent to Stand Trial Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Majority Foundation Blog

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