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
As you know, we have been working with our supporters and partners to see Rep. Jackie Speier’s bill, HJ Res 79, brought to the House Floor for a full vote. And we did it! This Thursday, February 13th, Congress will vote to remove the time limit from the 1972 ERA. We have 224 co-sponsors, a record … Continue reading Action Alert: Call Your Rep to Support HJ Res 79!
For immediate release (February 4, 2020) Washington, D.C. — The ERA Coalition, together with Coalition member Feminist Majority, has once again delivered hundreds of iconic green ERA YES buttons to members of the House of Representatives in time for the State of the Union address this evening. Be on the lookout for members of Congress … Continue reading ERA Coalition Press Release: February 4, 2020
A note to let you know that many legislators attending the State of the Union tonight will be wearing the classic green ERA buttons worn for years by supporters. Last year our DC Director/Director of Outreach and Advocacy, Bettina Hager, rushed the pins to the members and we got iconic shots of the newly elected … Continue reading ERA at the SOTU!
For immediate release (January 30, 2020) Washington, DC — The ERA Coalition and Fund for Women’s Equality welcomes the legal action of Attorney General Mark Herring of Virginia, Attorney General Kwame Raoul of Illinois and Attorney General Aaron Ford of Nevada to support constitutional equality for women. The legislators and advocates in these three states … Continue reading ERA Coalition Press Release: January 30, 2020
Big developments today in Washington, DC.!