In our news wrap Thursday, Attorney General William Barr criticized public discussion of the Roger Stone case. Barr said in an interview that statements and tweets about Justice Department business “make it impossible” for him to do his job. Also,…
Democratic Rep. Jackie Speier of California, the measure's sponsor, said there is no deadline for equality.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, the World Health Organization has declared China's outbreak of novel coronavirus a global health emergency. The illness is still spreading both within China, which has confirmed more than 7,800 cases and 212 deaths, and worldwide.
Three Democratic state attorneys general are suing a U.S. government official seeking to force him to recognize Virginia’s vote this week to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment and certify the measure as part of the Constitution.
By Sarah Rankin, Michelle L. Price, Associated Press
By Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
Virginia has officially become the critical 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. The State's ratification opens a new chapter in the nearly century-long push to get the amendment added to the Constitution.
U.S. women won the right to vote a century ago; the fight to instill in the Constitution equal rights regardless of sex is nearly as old. The Equal Rights Amendment was a major national topic in the 1970s -- but…
In our news wrap Wednesday, Virginia became the crucial 38th state to ratify the 1972 Equal Rights Amendment, which bars discrimination on the basis of sex. Three-quarters of the states now approve the amendment. Also, Russia’s government abruptly resigned after…
Virginia state lawmakers approved two separate, but similar resolutions that would ratify the ERA in Virginia. The move is seen as a major victory for women’s rights advocates who want to see equal rights written into the Constitution.
By Lindsay Whitehurst, Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
A renewed national push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment has come to conservative Utah, where supporters have launched a long-shot bid to become the tipping point state, despite opposition from the influential Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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