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.
(April 23, 2020) New York, NY — The fourth annual Campus ERA Day hosted by The ERA Coalition and the Eva Kastan Grove Fellowship Program at Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College will be held as a virtual event on Monday, April 27th at 6:00 PM EST.
(February 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 being made by opponents of equality following the ERA’s ratification by Virginia on January 27th, 2020 – the 38th and final state needed to complete the ratification process to amend the Constitution.
(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.
(January 30, 2020) Washington, D.C. — 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 have brought us to this historic moment in time.
Richmond, VA — Today Virginia became the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. The ERA has now fulfilled the requirements of Article V of the Constitution to become an amendment. It is a momentous day for America, more than two hundred years after women were intentionally left out of the Constitution and exactly one hundred years after women achieved the right to vote through the 19th Amendment. The ERA Coalition welcomes this historic breakthrough for women.