On Wednesday, co-chair of the ERA Caucus Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) introduced a “discharge petition” which seeks to compel the House to vote on H.J. Res. 25, a joint resolution to remove the arbitrary deadline for ratification of the ERA and enshrine it in the Constitution as the 28th Amendment.
“Make no mistake—here is the closest we’ve ever been to seeing full equality recognized and equal rights in the Constitution.”