Virginia becomes 38th state to ratify ERA

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia lawmakers ratified the Equal Rights Amendment on Monday, making it the 38th state to do so.

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond), the state senator who introduced the resolution in the Senate, tweeted after the House passed the resolution 58-40. The Virginia Senate advanced the resolution earlier, voting 27-12.

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