The ERA Coalition and Fund for Women’s Equality stand in solidarity with the Asian-American and Black communities that have been so terribly impacted by gun violence this past weekend just trying to worship and go about their everyday life.
“We’re grateful to Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Senator Ed Markey (D-MA), and the other cosponsors on the Women’s Health Protection Act. The vote on this important piece of legislation would codify an essential right for people to plan when, if, and how they create their families…”
“Right now Roe v. Wade is still the law of the land. Abortion is legal. The potential for a full overturning of Roe would irreparably damage the civil rights of all. The concept of the right to privacy stems from Roe and its legacy.
Hundreds of legal scholars have made it quite clear that an arbitrary deadline cannot stand in the way of ratifying an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Having fulfilled all constitutional requirements for an amendment, the ERA is both valid and enforceable today. While we’re disappointed the U.S. Archivist has shirked his duty to publish the ERA, we remain optimistic the Court will agree and require the Archivist to publish it.
POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive today announced partnerships with seven, non-partisan, women-led non-profit organizations that comprise the newly formed POTUS Coalition.
Black women have contributed significantly to American democracy, and yet we have never been represented in an institution whose decisions deeply impact our lives. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s historic confirmation is a moment of both joy and validation, and is long overdue. Her tremendous record as a jurist demonstrates an understanding of how rulings impact some of the most vulnerable in our society, and she’s clearly the best person for the job.