It was an amazing year for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and we have so much to look forward to in 2020. The time for the ERA is now, and with your support we are certain it will get done. Virginia is poised to vote to ratify the ERA in January, becoming the 38th and final state required for ratification to the … Continue reading Set the Stage for Victory in 2020!
Senate Adds 16 New Cosponsors to ERA Time Limit Removal Bill Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) announced the addition of 16 cosponsors to SJ Res 6, the bipartisan Senate bill to remove the time limit on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) that he co-leads with Senator Lisa Murkowski (AK). Included in those joining today: Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), … Continue reading Newsletter: November 22, 2019
Breaking News: Maloney Wins Oversight Chair State Sen. Jennifer L. McClellan (D-Richmond) submitted her first legislation moments after filing season opened at midnight, putting passage of the ERA at the symbolic head of the list for that chamber. — Washington Post, November 18, 2019 We are off and running towards state 38–as State Senator Jennifer McClellan … Continue reading Newsletter: November 20, 2019
House Judiciary Committee Votes 21-11 to Remove the Time Limit Set in the Preamble of the 1972 Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) ABOUT THE ERA COALITION: The ERA Coalition/Fund for Women’s Equality was founded in 2014 to bring concerted, organized action to the effort to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. Comprised of nearly one hundred organizations … Continue reading Press Release: November 15, 2019
The “Ayes” have it! The House Judiciary Committee voted 21-11 to remove the time limit contained in the preamble of the 1972 Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). It was thrilling to sit in the House Judiciary Committee Hearing Room today for Chairman Nadler’s impassioned opening–and to hear so many strong and moving remarks on why we need the Equal … Continue reading Newsletter: November 13, 2019
JUDICIARY SETS NOVEMBER 13TH DATE FOR MARK-UP OF EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT DEADLINE REMOVAL BILL H. J. Res. 79 WASHINGTON, D.C., November 8, 2019 – The ERA Coalition, comprised of over 100 organizations across the country working to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, thanks House Judiciary Chair Jerrold Nadler for scheduling a mark-up of the bill to remove … Continue reading Newsletter: November 8, 2019