Take Action for the Equal Rights Amendment

 

 

United States Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)

Section 1. 

Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.

Section 2. 

The Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article.

Section 3. 

This amendment shall take effect two years after the date of ratification.

 

 

 

 

>>> TAKE ACTION >>>

 

1.  Sign the Petition

Sign the Sign4ERA Petition urging Congress to recognize the Equal Rights Amendment.

2.  Contact Members of Congress

Contact members of the United States Congress to urge them to sponsor ERA-affirming resolutions in the Senate and House of Representatives and sign the House discharge petition.

EZ Action – Contact Your Member of Congress  (Note:  The only Maryland member who has not sponsored is Andy Harris, District 1)

ERA Congressional Outreach List (updated 1/30/24)

ERA Congressional Outreach Script

3.  Contact President Biden

Contact President Biden to urge him to direct the US Archivist to publish the ERA.

4.  Follow and Broadcast on Social Media

 Follow #ERANOW #ERA100 #28thAmendment @ERACaucus @ERACoalition

5.  Support the Maryland ERA-Affirming Resolution in the 2024 General Assembly

Contact members of the Maryland General Assembly to urge them to pass a resolution in the 2024 Maryland General Assembly that affirms the federal Equal Rights Amendment as the 28th Amendment to the Constitution.

>> IMMEDIATE ACTION:  February 21 Senate Judicial Committee Hearing >>>

Urge members of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee to support SJ0001 in their February 21 hearing vote:

Sen. Jill Carter 410-841-3697 | 410-858-3697
Sen. Nick Charles 410-841-3127 | 301-858-3127 | Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3127
Sen. William Folden 410-841-3704 | 301-858-3704 | Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3704
Sen. Mary-Dulany James 410-841-3158 | 301-858-3158
Sen. Mike McKay 410-841-3565 | 301-858-3565 | Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3565
Sen. Anthony Muse 410-841-3092 | 301-858-3092
Sen. Charles Sydnor 410-841-3612 | 301-858-3612
Sen. Chris West 410-841-3648 | 301-858-3648 | Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3648

Maryland House Joint Resolution 1:  Affirming the Federal Equal Rights Amendment (HJ0001)

Maryland Senate Joint Resolution 1:  Affirming the Federal Equal Rights Amendment (SJ0001)

Purpose of the Maryland ERA-Affirming Resolution

Co-signatory Organizations to the Letter to Maryland Legislators Requesting They Pass an ERA-Affirming Resolution in the 2024 Maryland General Assembly

Letter to Maryland Legislators Requesting They Pass an ERA-Affirming Resolution in the 2024 Maryland General Assembly

(If your organization would like to join our coalition as a co-signatory to the letter to legislators, contact Mary Ann Gorman at era@marylandnow.org.)

Maryland NOW ERA Task Force

Mary Ann Gorman, Chair

Julie Wiater Ransel, Education Outreach Team Lead

Julie Wiater Ransel and Jeannette Feldner, Congressional Outreach Team Leads

Tracy Lantz and Karina Schipps, ERA Petition Team Leads

Phebe Wood, VoteEquality RVG Eastern Shore Van Tour Team Lead