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Nine Reasons to Reject Equal Rights Amendment

Nine Reasons to Reject Equal Rights Amendment

Written by Kathy Valente

Last week the Illinois Senate voted 39 to 11 to pass SJRCA 75, the dangerous Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), the effort to amend the U.S. Constitution to say: “Equality of rights under law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State on account of sex.”

This legislation is now in the Illinois House for consideration and debate.  State Representative Lou Lang (D-Skokie) is the chief sponsor.  

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Analysis of Durbin’s Staff Salaries Show the Senator Engaged in War on Women

The Washington Times revealed on Tuesday that Illinois’ U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D), who is leading the Equal Pay Day push by Senate Democrats to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, pays women on his staff far less than he pays men.

On the Senate floor on Tuesday, Durbin preach the importance of passing legislation aimed at solving the gender pay gap, saying: “How serious is equal pay for equal work to working people across America. I think it’s critical.”… Continue Reading