Access to abortion was not the only issue to come under attack after the Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade in their Dobbs decision; same sex marriage was also highlighted by the court as fodder for repeal.
Making good on a campaign promise, this week the Biden-Harris administration announced that borrowers can apply for student loan debt relief. This is good news for women, who account for two-thirds of borrowers and their average debt is $30,000 for four years.
In recent years, Karen M. Kedrowski, the Director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics, took notice of, and concern in, a gap in the public knowledge surrounding the Equal Rights Amendment, its standing in the legislative process, and its importance in advancing women’s rights today toward an equal future.
The ERA Coalition is joining the Women’s March in D.C. If you’re planning to come to the nation’s capital this weekend, join with other ERA supporters and march with us!
The New York Assembly took a first step this summer toward adding an Equal Rights Amendment to the state Constitution when New York Governor Kathy Hochul called the State Legislature into an Extraordinary Session.
Following the Senate Homeland Security Committee nomination hearing for Colleen Shogan to the position of U.S. Archivist, the ERA Coalition / Fund for Women’s Equality President and CEO Zakiya Thomas released the following statement regarding Shogan’s remarks: