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
Virginia Victory! ERA Ratification Ahead.
“We are finally within reach of true equality for girls and women in the United States, thanks to the voters of Virginia and supporters across the country.”
– Statement for CNN Politics from Jessica Neuwirth and Carol Jenkins, Co-Presidents of The ERA Coalition
Today is the Day! This is it, Virginia. Election Day 2019–when equality for girls and women across this country can be secured. Here’s an OpEd I wrote for CNN.com. It’s in your hands today.
Still Time to Help Virginia! Last Minute Options. Tomorrow is the day Virginians go to the polls. What happens there will determine the future of girls and women across the country. There’s still time to do your part. Our lead organization VARatifyERA.org reports that you have already had a huge impact by contacting 175,000 Virginians! Help Virginia Cross the … Continue reading Newsletter: November 4, 2019
The Countdown: Let’s Get This Done. We are just 5 days away from what is looking to be a historic vote in Virginia–when a wave of pro-ERA legislators could be elected, leading to a yes vote in early 2020 for Virginia to become the required 38th state to ratify the ERA. There is still time to take … Continue reading Newsletter: October 31, 2019