As President Biden prepares to deliver his State of the Union address, we urge him to acknowledge that the Equal Rights Amendment has fulfilled all requirements to be added to the Constitution and clearly and forcefully call on the U.S. Archivist to publish it, as their statutory duty requires. We also urge President Biden to call on Congress to affirm the validity of the ERA and remove the time limit to remove any doubt that it’s valid and enforceable today.
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6 ways you can fight for equality in 2023
It’s hard to believe that 2022 is already over and it’s already February 2023. With the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment and the overturning of Roe v. Wade, 2022 definitely had its ups and downs. We must now look to the future and continue the fight for equality in the US. Here are six ways you can do your part:
Fund for Women’s Equality Welcomes Former Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney as Chairwoman of the Board
Today, the ERA Coalition and the Fund for Women’s Equality announced that Carolyn B. Maloney, Equal Rights Amendment champion and former Congresswoman representing New York’s 12th Congressional District, is joining the organizations’ boards as Chair of the Fund for Women’s Equality. Former Congresswoman Maloney joins a diverse array of gender equity and civil rights leaders from across the country serving on the ERA Coalition and Fund for Women’s Equality boards.
ERA Coalition Statement on House and Senate Resolutions to Remove Time Limit for Equal Rights Amendment
“Advocates for sex equality began the fight to add the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution 100 years ago. We’ve watched opponents of equality for women and LGBTQ+ persons take unprecedented steps to roll back our rights, showing just how fiercely urgent our fight is today as it was a century ago. There is no time limit on equality, and we urge the House of Representatives and the Senate to act swiftly.”
ERA Coalition Statement Marking the One-Year Anniversary of Equal Rights Amendment Effective Date
One year ago today, the Equal Rights Amendment should have been published as the 28th Amendment after meeting all requirements laid out in the U.S. Constitution. The ERA is already valid, despite not being published by the U.S. Archivist, and we will continue pursuing all avenues to push for full recognition.
On the 50th anniversary of Roe
January 22, 2023, is the 50th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, which, until last year, provided legal protections to those seeking to get an abortion.