ERA Coalition Newsletter March 16, 2020


As Abigail Adams famously told her husband when working on creating the Constitution, “Remember the Ladies.”  Our founders did not, and left women out of this most essential document. We have been paying a high price ever since. That is why we are working so hard on the Equal Rights Amendment–to fix this grievous exclusion. We … Continue reading ERA Coalition Newsletter March 16, 2020

BIG NEWS: House Dissolves the ERA Time Limit!!


What a couple of heady, wildly successful days in Washington, DC! We are so thrilled to be celebrating with you yesterday’s successful passage– by a 232 to 183 vote–of HJ Res 79, the House bill to remove the deadline from the 1972 ERA. The ERA Coalition statement: ”We’re thrilled that the House removed the time limit on the Equal Rights … Continue reading BIG NEWS: House Dissolves the ERA Time Limit!!

TOMORROW: U.S. House Votes on the ERA!


What an exciting day in the House of Representatives — we began the day at Democratic Whip James Clyburn’s Democratic Caucus breakfast, attended by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Representatives Carolyn Maloney, Jackie Speier, Adam Schiff, Maxine Waters, Lucy McBath and many more. The ERA Coalition was invited to speak about HJ Res 79, Jackie Speier’s bill to … Continue reading TOMORROW: U.S. House Votes on the ERA!

ERA Coalition Press Release: February 12, 2020


For immediate release (Feb 12, 2020) Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow, the House of Representatives will vote on H.J. Res 79 to remove the so-called time limit that was included by Congress in the preamble to the Equal Rights Amendment when it was passed in 1972. Removing this time limit will put to bed legal arguments … Continue reading ERA Coalition Press Release: February 12, 2020