Today is David Ferriero’s last day as the United States Archivist, a non-political position. He leaves office without publishing the Equal Rights Amendment.
The ERA Coalition/Fund for Women’s Equality continued it’s town hall series in April with a discussion on gender-based gun violence, supported by the Harnisch Foundation.
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.
Congratulations to California advocates! The ERA Coalition applauds California and encourages more states to affirm the 28th Amendment. We encourage each state to audit its statutes and administrative code in light of the Equal Rights Amendment. Stay tuned for more state updates!
Yesterday, to mark the last day of Women’s History Month, the ERA Coalition wrote to Majority Leader Schumer urging him to, without delay, schedule a floor vote on the bipartisan resolution to remove the arbitrary time limit from the Equal Rights Amendment.
On the 50th anniversary of Congress passing the Equal Rights Amendment, the ERA Coalition held a virtual event to honor those who have dedicated their lives to fighting for equality for all.