Sheville

Get Free Email Updates!

Get progressive community news & events delivered straight to your inbox.

I will never give away, trade or sell your email address. You can unsubscribe at any time.

WOMEN’S MARCH ASHEVILLE January 20, 2018 …We Showed Up and showed up and showed up!

“The proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) states that the rights guaranteed by the Constitution apply equally to all persons regardless of their sex.

In 2017, it is impossible to argue that the amendment is inappropriate, since one who does so implies that women should be legally subjugated.

It’s equally impossible to claim that the amendment is unnecessary, given the continuing inequality we see.

So the remaining argument against the ERA boils down to coded variations of “it would upset the balance of power” — in other words, it would give women a fair chance.

Resistance to the Equal Rights Amendment shows fairness for women sadly is still controversial.”

Geoff Kuenning, Claremont at the Los Angeles Times

 Click for more information

Equal rights are our right and obligation to future generations. Please join the effort!

~(Send in comments or photos you’d like published to info@SheVille.org)~

Here’s something for the fun of it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDSnQ-pSVNs

 

Tags: , ,

SheVille Team

We are a one-of-a-kind magazine that provides local, regional, national and international information about women’s lives and education, performing and visual arts and writing, the environment, green living and sustainability and regional Western North Carolina business, people and events. “Villages preserve culture: dress, food and dance are a few examples. As villages grow in population and turn into towns, local cafes make way for large American chains. Handmade leather sandals are discarded for a pair of Western sneakers. Due to its small size, a village fosters a tight-knit sense of community. Justpeace.org explains the meaning of the African proverb, “It takes a village,” by stating that a sense of community is critical to maintaining a healthy society. Village members hold a wealth of information regarding their heritage: they know about the ancient traditions, methods of production and the resources of the land. When villages become dispersed or exterminated in times of war, this anthropological knowledge disappears. Large cities are not as conducive to growing and producing foods such as fruits and vegetables. Villages, on the other hand, usually have ample amounts of land and other resources necessary for growing conditions.” The Importance of Villages by Catherine Capozzi Our Mission SheVille.org provides readers with information important to women’s lives and well-being. We focus primarily on the areas of education & health, business & finance, the arts & the environment. We are particularly interested in local & regional resources, organizations & events.
Asheville, NC Current Weather
64°
scattered clouds
humidity: 48%
wind: 11mph NW
H 58 • L 54
64°
Fri
65°
Sat
58°
Sun
Weather from OpenWeatherMap

Subscribe to Articles