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  • 02:08

    The Equal Rights Amendment

    in Politics Conservative

    It was proposed for the first time in 1923 by the suffragist leader and founder of the National Woman's Party, Alice Paul.
    The language of her proposed constitutional amendment is beautifully simple.
    Section 1: Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.
    Section 2: Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article.
    It seems simple, obvious and right. It sound like justice. And yet, this constitutional amendment has been one of the most contentious in the history of the United States. It has been repeatedly struck down over the years. Not struck down by men, men's rights activists, or the male owners and proprietors of female-enslaving-sammich-factories (FESM). No, it has been struck down by women who recognized that actual equality under the law would mean, for themselves levelling down to match the rights and obligations of men. Levelling down. But it's time, and the Equal Rights Amendment is an idea whose time has come. Tonight on AVFM Radio, Karen Straughan; (Girl Writes What), Kristina Hansen (The Wooly Bumblebee), and John Hembling (John the Other) will be putting thier weight behind the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the

  • 00:46

    Equal Rights Amendment 2014: Lunch with Louden 6/19/14

    in Politics

    The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) has been introduced in Congress every year since 1923.  In case you’re counting, that’s 91 years.  So, what’s the big deal?  Women have equality already.  Or do they?


    The Oregon Constitution was written in 1857 and ratified in 1859.  The state constitution says that “[n]o law shall be passed granting to any citizen or class of citizens privileges, or immunities, which, upon the same terms, shall not equally belong to all citizens.”  Aren’t women protected by these words in Article 1, Section 20?  


    Yes...and no. Because equality is not expressly granted, it is left to case law to decide what is or is not “privileges” or “immunity.”  In other words, judges decide based on precedents and rule according to their own interpretation for the situation.


    So, what would change if the ERA is passed into law?  Join us today as we ask grassroots activist, Leanne Littrell DiLorenzo about www.voteERA.org’s efforts to amend the Oregon Constitution to allow for equal rights for women. What is the three-state strategy? How does the Oregonian effort impact the national movement that still exists for ERA ratification?


    LUNCH with LOUDEN - Jeanene Louden and co-host Debilyn Molineaux talk about current events and look for opportunities to bridge political divides, expose corruption and share information not covered in mainstream media.


     

  • 02:01

    Gay Marriage means 'equal rights' as global society descends into chaos

    in News

    It's a blip on the radar in the grand scheme of things, but much fanfare greeted the recent "yes" vote in the Irish referendum on gay marriage. It was proclaimed an "historic watershed" and "marked a milestone in Ireland’s journey towards a more liberal, secular society". The vote was "almost like a social revolution that makes us a beacon of equality and liberty for the rest of the world" according to Irish health minister Leo Varadkar, who is gay. British tycoon Richard Branson was delighted to "see the people of Ireland voting to live in a country where everybody is treated equally."


    Meanwhile, violent, sexual abusers of children are still protected by the Irish state. Irish schoolchildren are still taught lies about their own history, Irish politicians and bankers get away with massive theft of state resources that have impoverished thousands, while Irish police are ordered to beat Irish citizens who protest the privatization of Irish water on the orders of international financiers.


    We'll also be discussing latest events around the world, mostly involving death, suffering and chaos.

    Join us this Sunday May 24th 2015 2-4pm EST 8-10pm CET.

  • 01:01

    Equal Rights...Equal Fights!

    in Pop Culture

    DAMN! This Should Be Interesting....


    Recent news of Brittney Griner and her fiance and fellow WNBA player, Glory Johnson's domestic dispute and arrest, has every one spewing their feelings!  Should they be punished just as harshly as the male players who have been in their  position?  Is there a difference because it was a same sex domestice dispute?  Should their careers be affected?  What do you think? Call in @ 7pm...let us know how you feel about it!! 


     

  • 00:57

    The Fight for the Equal Rights Amendment - The Authentic Woman w/ Shannon Fisher

    in History

    This episode of The Authentic Woman's originaly aired on April 7. We are re-broadcasting it this week to pay homage to those who have lost their lives in the fight for women's equality in America - especially in the fight for women's suffrage! And, of course, we would like to remember and thank the men and women in the United States Armed Forces who have died for our collective freedom.


    Tonight's show shares the history of the Equal Rights Amendment's lengthy path to ratification. Most Americans are shocked to learn that there is still resistance to the ERA's ratification in 2014. Senator Ben Cardin held a Senate Briefing about the ERA this spring, featuring many longtime women's rights leaders  whose speeches are shared in this episode, as well.


    Hosted by women's rights leader Shannon Fisher,  The Authentic Woman shares Perspectives on the Female Experience in America by delving deeply into the worlds of writers, artists, celebrities and community leaders - discovering their personal inspiration and passions. Shannon was named one of the “Richmonders of the Year” by Style Weekly for her activism in women’s rights.


    Contact Shannon: Facebook - Twitter - The Authentic Woman


    This podcast is owned by the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network LLC. Thanks to our sponsor Michael Lowndes at www.pmlmedia.com.

  • 00:45

    Special Rights Are Not Equal Rights

    in Politics Conservative

    After a crazy week, I'll be attempting, technology permitting, a special Labor Day edition of American Faith Today.  On today's show I'll take a look at some of the political, cultural, and legal fall out of not only the Supreme Court decision with regard to the DOMA but the overall winds that blow across the land on this issue.  They're actually blowing across the world on this issue.  Christians are fighting what at times appears to be a frustrating losing battle as courts and legislatures across the land work to promote and protect a certain class or group of people over many in the majority.  As I wanted to try to hit in in my Thursday show that went haywire, we can't be laser focused,as Obama might say, on making sure one class of people gets special rights or special favors and call it equality under the law.  Someone else's rights always suffer as a consequence, and it's usually a Christian's.  I'll take a look at some recent news items- some you've heard about.  Maybe one or two you haven't.  But I'll discuss these cases and also discuss what the core issue or the core question needs to be on American Faith Today!

  • 00:32

    We ALL deserve EQUAL RIGHTS.....Stop Judging Others!

    in Entertainment


    Equality : that state of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status. In law, it means that citizens are given equal opportunities without discrimination of sex, blood, language, social origin or religion.


    What if you was discriminated because of your race, beliefs, looks, age, gender etc. How would you feel?


    Do you think equal rights should be EQUAL to ALL?


    Do you agree/disagree with Gay Marriage?


    Join in on the topic of discussion: We ALL deserve EQUAL RIGHTS.....Stop Judging Others! Tuesday Jan. 21st at 10pm Call me at 646-378-1328 & give me your feedback! #RealLifeReality 

  • 01:01

    LIVE! with Cathi---"Equal rights for WOMEN"

    in Fitness

    First female Afghan taxi driver is driven...in hidebound land, Sara keeps pushing boundaries!


    What must it feel like to live in a country that denounces WOMEN---living in a highly patriarchal society where WOMEN are considered second-class citizens and are often abused.  Yet WOMEN are WIVES, MOTHERS, SISTERS, GRANDMOTHERS-how can this injustice be prevalent in 2015---but it is!


    Sara, I SALUTE YOU!  Sara is Afganistan's first female taxi driver.  At age 38, Sara is believed to be the only one actively working in the country.


    STAY TUNED...


    Endures condescending looks and jeers...etc.


    Sara is determined to send a message to Afgan women...etc.


    Women live their lives vicariously through Sara...etc.


    Violence against women remains...etc.


    Sara, breaking another barrier...etc.


     

  • 01:29

    Wise Woman Media 11/8/13-the Equal Rights Amendment

    in Politics

    On tonight's show we are welcoming back a special guest, Sandy Oestreich, who has worked tirelessly for many years to get the EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT ratified here in Florida.
    And GREAT NEWS--House and Senate ERA Bills ARE FINALLY BEING ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEES! 
    Sandy will tell us why women are still not equal legally and what we need to do to change that in our state and beyond. We are finally in the last stretch of this race to get equality for women! 
    Wise Woman Media is hosted and produced by Anita Stewart. 
    See complete show descriptions, links to our social networks and a list of our sponsors at WISE WOMEN MEDIA.

  • 02:02

    Love American Style?

    in Romance

    It seems to be popular among American/African-American men to tout the fact that their mate or spouse is “foreign” (aka not an American Woman).  Is this a slight against American women?  In that, there is no specific ethnicity or nationality that is preferred or referenced, and the use of the word “foreign” indicates “not American”.  Is Love “American Style” (loving an American woman) a dying existence?  Is this loss of love for American women a result of equal rights for women and their growing independence? Or a poor reflection on their attitudes? What is it that US guys dig about international women so much?


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  • 00:15

    Human Rights, Equal Rights, and those crazy North Koreans...

    in Current Events

          On this episode, lets talk about an issue that is center stage in the American spotlight. Equal rights.... those two scary words, as well as another rant about the ever increasing craziness of North Korea. So get pumped and tune in!!
     
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