House Digs Into Equal Rights Law 96 Years in the Making

Nearly a century after suffragist Alice Paul first proposed amending the U.S. Constitution to outlaw sex discrimination, the actress Patricia Arquette joined lawmakers Tuesday to finally follow through on the Equal Rights Amendment.

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North Carolina Democrats Seek Repeal of Anti-Gay State Law

Democrats in the North Carolina Legislature have introduced legislation that would repeal the state’s controversial House Bill 2 while adding statewide protections for people in a number of categories. The bill faces a tough road ahead.

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