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.
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.
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!
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.
We wanted to share with you this compelling address about Equality on the Senate Floor today by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). Senator Murkowski is the co-lead sponsor of SJ Res 6, the bill to remove the time limit on the Equal Rights Amendment. You can watch the full address here.
Every year, June 4th marks a momentous day for women’s suffrage in the U.S. Congress, but this year especially so. It’s the day in 1919 when the U.S. Congress passed the 19th Amendment and sent it to the states for approval. Then just 14 months later, 100 years ago this August, women were officially granted the Constitutional right to vote.