Tell the Senate to Vote for Equality!


On February 13th, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass HJ Res 79, the bill to remove the time limit from the 1972 ERA, with bipartisan support. The ERA Coalition, the national organization representing more than 100 organizations, leaders across the country, allied organizations and millions of women and men, now calls on the U.S. … Continue reading Tell the Senate to Vote for Equality!

Compelling address about Equality on the Senate floor today


We wanted to share with you this compelling address about Equality on the Senate Floor today by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). Senator Murkowski is the co-lead sponsor of SJ Res 6, the bill to remove the time limit on the Equal Rights Amendment.  You can watch the full address here. Sen Ben Cardin (D-MD), the other co-lead sponsor … Continue reading Compelling address about Equality on the Senate floor today

From Carol Jenkins – The ERA: Moving Forward


The Equal Rights Amendment is rising in the public discourse! As we begin to assess the damage done by Covid-19, many look to this fundamental change in our Constitution. Rights, protections, recognition of contributions and capabilities are all limited by or exclusion from the US Constitution. We hope you can join us Wednesday, April 15th on Instagram for a … Continue reading From Carol Jenkins – The ERA: Moving Forward

Virginia is #38!!!!!


Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy An extraordinary day, nearly a century in the making, nearly half a century since Congress passed the Equal Rights Amendment and states began the ratification process: something really big to put in the DONE! category–the state of Virginia today voted to become the 38th state to ratify the ERA. Both legislatures … Continue reading Virginia is #38!!!!!

The Big Virginia Vote: January 15, 2020


Today Chief Patron House Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy’s ERA resolution HJ 1 was voted out of the House Privileges and Elections Committee by a vote of 13-9. The ERA had been stopped there many times before. We are happy to report that both the Senate and the House of Delegates in Virginia will vote on … Continue reading The Big Virginia Vote: January 15, 2020

Newsletter: January 10, 2020 – What a week for the ERA!


What a week for the ERA!  Virginia took its first step towards ratification yesterday when the Senate Privileges & Elections Committee convened a special hearing and voted to send SJ Res 1, the resolution to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, to the floor. Chief Patrons Senator Jennifer McClellan and Senator Mamie Locke passionately spoke in favor of … Continue reading Newsletter: January 10, 2020 – What a week for the ERA!