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Sister,

A guy came up to me today while I petitioned for Million4Roe and said that women "dropped the ball" when it came to passing the ERA. Of course I wanted to kick him, but I have to admit that I haven't seen anything about it recently. The US has not signed the UN's Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, either. When can we push these issues? Is there some political reason that I am not aware of? If our nation agrees to this legislation, abortion rights would be secured. Gen X & Y are ready for this, we've got passion and unity. We keep it real, yo. Rally the Amazons, and let's pass this crap so we can get back to creating paradise.

In great love,

Elyse

 

 

Dear Elyse,

The ERA is reintroduced each year into Congress -- and done so at feminist's urging, so feminists certainly didn't drop the ball -- it was defeated and continues to be defeated despite feminist efforts to the contrary.

You can learn more at -- equalrightsamendment.org.

Amy


 

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