The Equal Rights Amendment is rising in the public discourse! As we begin to assess the damage done by Covid-19, many look to this fundamental change in our Constitution. Rights, protections, recognition of contributions and capabilities are all limited by or exclusion from the US Constitution. We hope you can join us Wednesday, April 15th on Instagram for a … Continue reading From Carol Jenkins – The ERA: Moving Forward
We are sending you our sincerest hopes that you are weathering this pandemic and the restrictions it has brought to us all. A special meditation for the many who are grieving. Wishes for health, and thanks to our workers on the front lines in all capacities. What has been exposed are the fault lines in … Continue reading 2020: A Big Year for the ERA and more to come!
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
Happy Women’s History Month, Happy International Women’s Day, Happy great progress in amending the Constitution. In 2020 already: the 38th state, a House vote to dissolve the time limit in the amendment’s introduction. Cheers and carry on. We certainly will. If you, like me, spent yesterday lamenting the exit of women in the 2020 Presidential … Continue reading Happy Women’s-everything!
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!!
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!