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!
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
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!!!!!
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!