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.
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.
The ERA is an amendment to the United States Constitution that would guarantee equal rights to all Americans, regardless of sex. The ERA would provide a fundamental and universal legal remedy agains discrimination for both women and men.