Fearless Carla Cunningham and Introduction of ERA in NC

“ERA is in the air,” according to Gailya Paliga, President of the NC National Organization for Women.

The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is the topic of a new book – “Equal Means Equal, Why the Time for an Equal Rights Amendment Is NOW” by Jessica Neuwirth in 2015.

Oscar winning actress Patricia Arquette used part of her acceptance speech to push for women’s equality Sunday night, February 22, 2015. Women “have fought for everybody else’s equal rights.  It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United States of America!” she announced.

Rep. Carla Cunningham (D-Mecklenberg) Photo Credit: NCGAAnd the introduction of ERA in NC was big news at NC Women United’s Women’s Advocacy Day reception on Monday night, February 23, 2015.  Rep. Carla Cunningham (D -Mecklenburg) announced that an ERA resolution would be introduced soon in the N.C. House of Representatives.

Rep. Carla Cunningham (D-Mecklenburg) Photo Credit: NCGA

Cunningham talked about her own experiences Continue reading

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