By Roxy Szal and Oliver C. Haug The Senate on Thursday had its first vote on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in 40 years. Republican opposition meant that S.J. Res.… Continue reading Republicans Block Senate Vote on ERA—But Advocates Vow to Continue the Fight
The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) has been a topic of debate for decades. The amendment was first introduced in 1923 and seeks to guarantee equal rights under the law regardless… Continue reading Strengthening Our Economy Through the Equal Rights Amendment & Equality for All
The Equal Rights Amendment: A Step Toward Racial Justice The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would guarantee equal rights and protections… Continue reading The Intersection of Gender and Race: How the Equal Rights Amendment Advances Racial Justice
The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would guarantee equal rights under the law for all citizens regardless of their gender. The… Continue reading The Equal Rights Amendment And Why It Matters
Episode 95 of the Broken Law Podcast The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) was first introduced in 1923. 100 years later, with 38 states having ratified it, should it be considered… Continue reading Why The ERA Is More Important Than Ever
Alice Paul Institute will be hosting a full-day event in March in honor of the centennial of the introduction of the Equal Rights Amendment. In partnership with the New Jersey State Bar Association, SPI is excited to present Forward Together, Backward Never! The History and Future of the ERA. This full day conference-style program will feature 4 panels about different aspects of the Equal Rights Amendment in New Jersey and across the country.
Virtual and in-person options are available!
Celebrate Women’s History Month with an update on the status of the Equal Rights Amendment.
Join us as local attorney and legal scholar Michele Thorne discusses the history and future of the Equal Rights Amendment, the proposed amendment to the constitution that guarantees equal rights for women. The ERA has an interesting and complicated past and still faces a number of legal and political hurdles in order to become part of our constitution. Michele Thorne will break down the saga of the ERA fight and shed light on the important work being done by supporters and activists like herself to cement its legacy. Opening remarks will be made by Swathi Mothkur, Human Relations Commissioner with the Village of Wilmette.
This program is in partnership with The League of Women Voters of Wilmette and the Village of Wilmette Human Relations Commission.
By Roxy Szal and Carrie N. Baker On Tuesday, Feb. 28, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)—the first Senate committee hearing on the… Continue reading ICYMI, the Senate Just Held Its First ERA Hearing in 40 Years
Join the ERA Coalition/Fund for Women’s Equality explores the connection between the Equal Rights Amendment and human right to personal bodily autonomy, reproductive rights, and the right to parent children in safe and sustainable communities, including access to health care for pregnant and newly parenting persons.
We’ll be joined in conversation by Leila Abolfazli, David Cohen, and Marcela Howell, with special remarks from Rep. Judy Chu.
By Don. W. Wilson and Lisa Sales On January 27, 2022, standing before the White House in below freezing temperatures just as the suffragists had done in 1917, Americans marked the two-year anniversary of… Continue reading Ignoring Precedent: Stop Making Women’s Equality a Political Question Mark