2021 could be the year that women’s rights are secured in the U.S. Constitution – just 245 years after white men. The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is positioned to be the 28th amendment once either the Senate removes the deadline from the 1972 resolution OR the Department of Justice instructs the US Archivist to add it. The threshold of 38 states ratifying it happened in 2020 but it has been held up due to some technicalities. YOU can help promote awareness and action on the ERA.
Would you like to tell Congress why the ERA is important to you? Here's how: Take a selfie, then add your picture and story in the textbox. You can also make a video and send in the url (just add the link in the textbox). Your story can be up to 500 words. If you need more words, just continue with additional posts.
Please include your Country of Residence, and Voting State at the end of your story. Including your Name is optional.
We'll share these stories with Congressional allies to help them in their fight to finally add the ERA to the US Constitution.
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Click here to read the first set of over 100 stories sent on March 25 to the Senate.