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Research & Studies

The Education Committee of the League of Women Voters Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Area (LWVHHI-BA), following considerable study, recommends that the LWVHHI-BA Board support the November 5 Bond Referendum, which will give the Beaufort County School District the authority to borrow money for specific projects to expand or renovate school buildings or to build new school buildings.

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Misinformation is the #1 obstacle to South Carolina's ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. Fallacies like "the ERA will hurt women...the ratification process is flawed....women and men already have guaranteed equal rights" were voiced in the past and continue to be heard today. Get the facts so that you can counter statements like these.


On August 26, 2019, the initial celebration activity to honor the 100thAnniversary of the League of Women Voters took place at the beautiful new USCB – Hilton Head Campus.

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There are no more excuses. Just one more state needs to ratify the ERA. Let’s make it now! YOU can help make South Carolina the 38thstate to ratify the 27thAmendment.

Equal Means Equal. There are no more excuses.

The screening of the award-winning documentary "Equal Means Equal" was both enlightening and frightening. South Carolina, one of only 13 states which have not yet ratified the Equal Rights Amendment, could be the 38th state to do so and the last state needed. Find out what you can do to fuel the fight for Equal Rights.

Barbara Fry, League ERA ratification coordinator
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Pop quiz: What part of the U.S. Constitution guarantees equal rights for women?
Answer: None of it.
The Constitution does not prohibit discrimination against women.
Read why the time is now for South Carolina legislators to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

League officers Williams, Kinne-Shulman, Law, Montgomery

Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Board of Directors of the League of Women Voters of Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Area elected at the League's May 15, 2019 Annual Meeting.

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Many readers may not be aware that there is a revived movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). Passage of H.3391 would make South Carolina the required 38th state to ratify the ERA and make it the law of the land. Now is the time to urge your state representative to join Weston Newton and support this bill in 2020.

Mayors McCann and Sulka

At its April 10 general meeting, the League of Women Voters of Hilton Head-Bluffton Area and members of the public heard Mayor Lisa Sulka of the Town of Bluffton and Mayor John McCann of the Town of Hilton Head present their 'State of the Town' reports.