The ERA has met the requirement of approval by three-fourths of the states and should be enshrined in the Constitution.
Author: Eleanor Smeal
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It’s (Finally) Official: Virginia is the 38th State to Ratify the ERA!
At last! At last! The ERA was completely and finally ratified today by both the Senate and the House of Virginia, and has become the 38th and final state needed to put the ERA in the U.S. Constitution.
Virginia Just Ratified the Equal Rights Amendment
The decision by Old Dominion state lawmakers makes Virginia the 38th and final state needed to make the ERA part of the Constitution.
The Trump Administration’s DOJ Won’t Have the Last Word on the Equal Rights Amendment
The issuing today of the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel’s opinion on the arbitrary timeline on the Equal Rights Amendment is not binding. In fact, the timeline in the preamble of the ERA itself is not binding.
ERA Now, More Than Ever
The filing this week of a lawsuit in a federal district court in Alabama by Alabama, Louisiana, and South Dakota attorneys general attempting to stop efforts to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment is nothing more than political grandstanding.
The House Judiciary Committee Just Advanced an ERA Resolution
The House Judiciary Committee today marked up H.J. Res 79, a resolution that would eliminate the time limit for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.
The Fight to Ratify the ERA is in the Homestretch
Feminists won big in the Virginia state legislative races yesterday—and the Equal Rights Amendment, which was stopped from coming to the floor for a vote in 2019 and for more than two decades by Republican leadership, will now have both a strong Democratic majority in the House and Senate, with ERA supporters in the majority of both houses.
Without Afghan Women, There Can Be No Peace
Afghan women have been demanding to be included in peace negotiations with the U.S. since they began. We should have listened to them.
TAKE ACTION: Demand That Congress Reverse Trump’s Domestic Gag Rule!
The Trump-Pence Gag Rule punishes low-income patients and the health care professionals who serve them. We cannot allow this ruthless policy to continue to threaten Title X clinics—and we can win this by demanding that our policymakers rescind these rules immediately.