Equal Rights Amendment
Equal Rights Amendment UpdateWe are happy to report that the ERA was not called for a vote this week. Thank you for all your hard work to contact your legislators and reach out to others to engage their help on this important issue. Your efforts combined with divine intervention kept the ERA from moving forward. Your voices were truly heard in Springfield this week!
The resolution to ratify the ERA still remains on the table and can still be voted on, but the Illinois Senate and the Illinois House will not meet again until mid January 2018. Click here for more
July 12, 2017
Lena Dunham Donates Proceeds From Wardrobe Sale to Planned Parenthood: ‘The Cause Is Urgent Now’
According to a piece in The New York Times, “169 pieces from her wardrobe will arrive on the RealReal, a website for fashion consignment. She will donate the entirety of her 70 percent commission from the sales to the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, one of her favorite organizations.”
“The time felt right to disencumber herself,” the NYT article continued. “The cause is particularly urgent now … as Congress considers legislation that will have a direct impact on women’s health.” Dunham told the NYT that “Planned Parenthood’s never been more essential.”
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