On February 13th, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass HJ Res 79, the bill to remove the time limit from the 1972 ERA, with bipartisan support. The ERA Coalition, the national organization representing more than 100 organizations, leaders across the country, allied organizations and millions of women and men, now calls on the U.S. … Continue reading Tell the Senate to Vote for Equality!
Wishing you a memorable 4th of July! As we all celebrate the founding of our great country–the idea of democracy and equality–we can take pride in the actions of so many in the interest of the Equal Rights Amendment. This week girls and women were at the forefront of a major campaign. Amicus briefs signed … Continue reading Celebrating the Idea of Equality
Another big step forward today in the ERA movement! The ERA Coalition, its members and supporters, filed an amicus brief in support of the suit filed by the Attorneys General of Nevada, Illinois and Virginia to compel the Archivist to publish the ERA to the Constitution. Here is the Coalition Press Release: The ERA Coalition … Continue reading Breaking: Women’s Movement Brief for the ERA
Greetings from the ERA Coalition on this day, the celebration of Juneteenth, the day in 1865 that slaves in faraway Texas learned–two years after the fact–that slavery had ended. Today in the Senate there was movement to make this a national holiday: Senators Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, Tina Smith and Ed Markey introduced the bill. Rep … Continue reading Juneteenth! And #Dads4ERA
We wanted to be sure to share with you our statement on the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision on LGBTQ+ workers’ rights and to congratulate our colleagues: Here is the full text of today’s Opinion, written by Justice Gorsuch. BOSTOCK v. CLAYTON COUNTY And here are a couple of links that will give some context: Supreme Court … Continue reading Big Day! The Supreme Court and LGBTQ+
In these times as we examine everything about our world and country, let’s take a look at girls and women of color. Please join us on Thursday, June 18th, at 5P/ET for our next Town Hall: Women of Color and the ERA. Among the panelists: Delegate Jennifer Carroll-Foy Delegate Jennifer Carroll-Foy is a criminal defense … Continue reading Girls and Women of Color Town Hall–June 18th!