ERA Coalition Statement In Response to Department of Justice Brief in Case Seeking to Force Publication of Equal Rights Amendment

On Friday evening, the Department of Justice filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in the case by the states of Illinois and Nevada seeking force U.S. Archivist David S. Ferriero to publish the Equal Rights Amendment as part of the Constitution. The brief asks the D.C. Circuit to affirm the dismissal of the case “without resolving the ERA’s legal status.”

ERA Coalition Statement Ahead of President Biden’s State of the Union Address

As President Biden prepares his State of the Union address, we urge him to clearly and forcefully call on the Department of Justice to clear the way for the U.S. Archivist to publish the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution. The ERA is now in effect across the country. This 28th Amendment must be recognized by inclusion in the document that dictates our rights.

BREAKING: Biden has nominated a Black woman to the Supreme Court!

You may have already heard, but President Biden just nominated Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman ever elevated by a President to join the Supreme Court of the United States!

Few Black women have served on the federal bench, and of course none have ever served on the highest court in the land. This historic nomination will change that.