Illinois Waited 46 Years to Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, but What's Four Decades Between Friends

The Illinois House voted on Wednesday to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, following approval last month in the state Senate. The state is now the 37th to do so, following Nevada in 2017. What this means is that we’re now one state away from maybe enshrining women’s equal rights in the United States Constitution, a…

Congressional Sexual Harassment Combatant Reportedly Used Tax Dollars to Settle His Own Harassment Case 

Eyyyy, what’s another dent in the absolutely fucking totaled facade of congressional ethics? The New York Times has reported that Congressman Patrick Meehan (R-PA), who investigated sexual misconduct allegations against his colleagues, faced his own sexual harassment allegations just last year. An anonymous source…

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