Kietryn Zychal

Kietryn Zychal is a grad student in the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

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Despite Setbacks, Activists Not Giving Up On Equal Rights Amendment in Virginia

by Kietryn Zychal 01-28-2019


While much of the nation’s attention was focused on the government shutdown, a milestone for women’s equality, The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) — first proposed in 1923 — came to the brink of being realized in Virginia only to be reported dead on Friday. Despite the apparent loss, ERA activists are not giving up on their goal of getting an ERA vote on the floor of the House of Delegates this session.