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Marchers rally in support of Equal Rights Amendment in Colonial Williamsburg

Marchers rally in support of Equal Rights Amendment in Colonial Williamsburg

The Equal Rights Amendment has friends in Williamsburg. Hundred of people took to Duke of Gloucester Street in support of the proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution on Saturday.

Marchers gathered in front of the Capitol in Colonial Williamsburg as Democratic politicians spoke in support of the amendment to the U.S. Constitution, urging people to contact their members in the House of Delegates, which hasn’t yet weighed in on the amendment, to encourage them to get it over the finish line and added to the Constitution.

“We’re talking about equality, equality for men and for women. And for too many years, this has not be codified in our Constitution,” said Rep. Elaine Luria,...

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