ERA Supporters Adopt a Strategic Pivot; It’s Their Final Push to Make the Amendment a Reality

Helene de Boissiere addresses the Florida press in May 2015 on her historic 7000 -mile pilgrimage that to Nevada's ratification first state in over 35 years to ratify. Photo Credit Linda Miklowitz.

  WASHINGTON, April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Having successfully shepherded the Equal Rights Amendment through ratification by the remaining three states and approval of House Joint Resolution 17 by the U.S. House of Representatives on March 17, 2021, ERA supporters have now adopted a strategic pivot to surmount the final hurdle—approval by the U.S. Senate. Helene de Boissiere addresses…
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Is Rape Serious?

By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF Published: April 29, 2009 The New York Times When a woman reports a rape, her body is a crime scene. She is typically asked to undress over a large sheet of white paper to collect hairs or fibers, and then her body is examined with an ultraviolet light, photographed and thoroughly…
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WELCOME DIANA RAMSDELL NEWMAN!

From Sea to Shining Sea by Diana Ramsdell Newman Note by George: This is the first piece by Diana here on Katrina’s Dream web site. I wanted to get this up as soon as possible. In the future we will have a special page (something like “Just Words”) which will focus on Liberty and Justice…
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This is Katrina’s Dream

Today is Equal Pay Day. The date—Tuesday, April 24th—symbolizes the fact that on average, a woman must work for a year and four months to earn the same wages as a man receives in a year. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 made it illegal to pay women less than men for work that is…
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Day Care

Day Care Debate Misses the Point By Ruth Conniff March 28, 2007 From the headlines about the latest day care study you’d think something big had happened. For the report click here; The Fox News story was typical: “Study Links Child Care and Bad Behavior”. Click here for Fox story:  Local television news ran teasers…
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Bishop Katharine, Copy the Brits

Reforming Bishop to Head up Prison Monitoring Group By Ekklesia Staff Writers 21 Mar 2007 A network of prison monitoring groups is to be headed up by the Bishop of Worcester when he leaves his current post. Dr Peter Selby’s move will take place when he retires in September after 10 years in charge of…
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They Get It Right!

Bishops’ ‘Mind of the House’ Resolutions Tuesday, March 20, 2007 [Episcopal News Service] The following resolutions were passed by the House of Bishops March 20 during its annual Spring retreat meeting in Navasota, Texas. Mind of the House of Bishops Resolution Addressed to the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church Resolved, the House of Bishops…
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$lavery Today

Slavery not yet Abolished, Say Archbishops By Ekklesia Staff Writers 17 Mar 2007 Forsaking the formalities of officialdom in their attempt to reach a new audience, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have gone online to talk about the nature of the slave trade in readiness for the Walk of Witness to take place in…
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Flowers of Evil

Most Mother’s Day Flowers Will come from Exploited Workers says Report By Ekklesia Staff Writers 15 Mar 2007 Flowers handed to mothers this Sunday will come from workers in developing countries who have risked their health for unsafe, insecure jobs supplying UK supermarkets, a new report suggests. ‘Growing Pains’ by anti-poverty charity War on Want…
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Sex Trafficking in America

As you read these words a young man is waiting to pick up his next sex slave outside a group foster home near you. He is a pimp. He knows his job. He learned it when he was in jail for dealing drugs. “What you do,” he was told, “is find a group home for…
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What does God want PECUSA to do?

In each generation, the real ‘sacred’ of the Gospel will emerge quietly and gently, usually at the hands of those whom the strongest supporters of the sacred regard as inimicable to faith and good customs. – James Alison in “Faith Beyond Resentment” page 181 James Alison’s many admirers will find in this book [Faith Beyond…
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Democrats: Missing the Boat Again?

Last weekend your fearless reporter was a first time delegate at the 2006 Maine Democratic Party Convention in Augusta. Before I describe the problem, it was a SPIRITED, COMMITTED, EXCITED group of Americans. We are determined to throw the rascals out.  And may do it. Great to be with them. With ONE GLARING OMISSION the leadership…
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