I LOVE it when you explain the ERA and all the work done to block our access to full equality in layman’s terms. 😜
I don’t know if all the members of the General Assembly believe everything they vote for and against on social policy and civil rights. I can’t. Often enough, they don’t get to vote on these issues to show us what they believe.
Take Delegate Cole for example, and the low-down, dirty story. We can be certain of his stance, but not his reasons. He refused to docket the ERA in the House P&E Committee, so that pretty well means one, maybe two things.
- he’s against it
- maybe he was also protecting other members from having to state their positions with votes
- to be fair, past experience has shown most of the 2015 members of the P&E to be against ratification, so he could have just been saving time on the docket in our eye-blink short legislative session.
Reasons matter however. Reasons are policy. So why is Del…
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