Over 104 years ago, Silent Sentinels first came to Washington, D.C., to demand the vote. Now Silent Sentinels are back – to finish the job of achieving equality in America by certifying the ERA. A delegation of ERA Minnesota Silent Sentinels are in Washington, D.C. as we speak. We’ll join compatriots around the country to hold daily vigil in front of the DOJ to tell AG Garland to rescind the ERA Barr memo.
Democratic lead sponsor Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) addressed live the ERA Coalition/Fund for Women’s Equality on the status of SJ Res 1, the Senate joint resolution to remove the time limit imposed on the ERA. He was joined by Republican lead sponsor Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and bipartisan Senate cosponsors of the resolution, who shared recorded remarks; Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), and Senator Angus King (I-ME).
Former Republican state Representative Steve Andersson and activist and writer Gloria Steinem join together to write an OpEd on a principle that is basic to our democracy – equality under the law!
An intersectional discussion with our AAPI leaders covering women’s equality, Patsy Mink, legal claims, advocacy, and supporting the AAPI community!
Democratic Attorneys General Kwame Raoul of Illinois, Aaron Ford of Nevada, and Mark Herring of Virginia filed their notice of appeal yesterday to a recent lower court decision that dismissed their court case, Virginia, et al v Ferriero, from March. Ferriero could compel the Archivist to add the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution as … Continue reading ERA Coalition Statement on the Notice of Appeal by Attorneys General in Lower Court Ruling on the ERA
From the beginning of President Biden’s remarks, when he acknowledged the historic nature of the two women leaders sitting on the dais behind him, to pay equity and getting families back to work, his first address to a joint session of Congress was laden with support for gender equality issues.