“An Inclusive Constitution”: Professor Julie Suk on the Equal Rights Amendment

The Equal Rights Amendment is now one floor vote in the Senate away from finally becoming the 28th Amendment to the US Constitution.

Julie Suk’s recent book, “We the Women: The Unstoppable Mothers of the Equal Rights Amendment,” charts the legal, historical and political significance of the ERA’s current resurgence, enabled by generations of women who have fought for the ERA.

House Votes to Clear the Way for the ERA in the Constitution: Feminists React

On Wednesday, the U.S. House voted to remove an arbitrary timeline for Equal Rights Amendment’s ratification. Feminists celebrated the fact that the U.S. is one Senate floor vote away from adding the ERA into the Constitution, “so that the current generation and all future generations will not face persistent sex discrimination, but rather will have new opportunities under the law.”

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Co-Author Amanda Tyler on RBG’s Final Book: “Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue”

Just three weeks before she died, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her former law clerk, Berkeley Law Professor Amanda L. Tyler, finished the final manuscript for “Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue: A Life’s Work Fighting for a More Perfect Union.”

Ms. interviewed Tyler about the book, her decades-long relationship with the justice, and Ginsburg’s final thoughts on her legacy and hopes for the future of women’s rights.

My ERA Story: Three Generations of Equal Rights Amendment Supporters

*With the ERA finish line in sight, Ms. wants to hear from you: the generations of feminists who marched, rallied and campaigned for the ERA. Share your ERA story—or that of your family!—with Ms. and we’ll publish it along with many others.*

Sally Rosloff and Susan Van Trees were two of thousands of “ERA Missionaries” who gave up jobs and college, left family and friends, and headed off to one of the unratified target states—Florida, Illinois, Oklahoma, North Carolina, Virginia and Missouri—to win the final three states required for ratification of the ERA.