For the first time in 36 years, the debate about the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) returned to Congress.
Clad in suffragette white, actress Patricia Arquette delivered a passionate plea for the Equal Rights Amendment at a historic hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.
Today the Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution will hold a hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), the first hearing on the ERA in more than 35 years. There is a whole new generation of young women and men who have no recollection of the ERA, who are learning for the first time that women do not have constitutional equality. They are outraged.
NEW YORK, NY — Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined elected officials, and Equal Rights Amendment advocates to condemn a recent U.S. Department of Justice decision to not defend a federal law banning FGM/C, to call for Speaker Pelosi to step in to defend the law, and call for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). Congresswoman Maloney is the sponsor of H.J.
NEW YORK, NY – Today Representative Carolyn B. Maloney issued the following statement honoring the victims of the Armenian Genocide:
“Today we remember the horrific atrocity that began on this day 104 years ago when the Ottoman Empire started its systemic and reprehensible genocide of 1.5 million Armenians.