Virginia has chance to ensure ERA adoption

In a 2015 poll, over 90 percent of Americans agreed gender equality should be in our Constitution — and 80 percent of them mistakenly believed it was already there.

— R. Creigh Deeds

Our State Senator, R. Creigh Deeds, has an op-ed in the Daily Progress about the historic opportunity Virginia has to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in the 2019 session and be the state that puts the ERA in the Constitution. Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy, a VMI graduate, is the chief patron of the Equal Rights Amendment resolution

Lawrence Stopper