Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy An extraordinary day, nearly a century in the making, nearly half a century since Congress passed the Equal Rights Amendment and states began the ratification process: something really big to put in the DONE! category–the state of Virginia today voted to become the 38th state to ratify the ERA. Both legislatures … Continue reading Virginia is #38!!!!!
Today Chief Patron House Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy’s ERA resolution HJ 1 was voted out of the House Privileges and Elections Committee by a vote of 13-9. The ERA had been stopped there many times before. We are happy to report that both the Senate and the House of Delegates in Virginia will vote on … Continue reading The Big Virginia Vote: January 15, 2020
What a week for the ERA! Virginia took its first step towards ratification yesterday when the Senate Privileges & Elections Committee convened a special hearing and voted to send SJ Res 1, the resolution to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, to the floor. Chief Patrons Senator Jennifer McClellan and Senator Mamie Locke passionately spoke in favor of … Continue reading Newsletter: January 10, 2020 – What a week for the ERA!
For Immediate Release — (January 3, 2020) New York, NY — The ERA Coalition commends Governor Andrew Cuomo for supporting an effective and inclusive Equal Rights Amendment to be added to New York’s Bill of Rights. The ERA Coalition has led this effort over the past year working with the Governor, the Legislature, and other … Continue reading ERA Coalition Press Release: January 3, 2020
For Immediate Release — (December 18, 2019) New York, NY — The filing of a lawsuit by Alabama’s Attorney-General to stop the Equal Rights Amendment is a shameful effort to keep women from gaining Constitutional equality. 94% of Americans support the ERA – 99% of millennials who all believe that it is time to end … Continue reading ERA Coalition Alabama Press Release: December 18, 2019
House Judiciary Committee Votes 21-11 to Remove the Time Limit Set in the Preamble of the 1972 Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)