The proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) states that the rights guaranteed by the Constitution apply equally to all persons regardless of their sex.............
In 1972 Congress passed the ERA Constitutional Amendment and sent it to the states for ratification. With overwhelming bi-partisan support in both the House and Senate it was on track to be one of the quickest amendment to the constitution until it hit a snag. Ultimately it was not ratified because it was not passed by enough states. A constitutional amendments requires 2/3's of the states to pass it to be ratified.
Today we only need 1 more state to pass it!
You can make a difference. Come learn more. As we approach the mid-term election season, it's more important than ever for women to be educated on the issues and participate in their communities.
Join us for dinner and a movie.
This documentary is an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today. Director Kamala Lopez reveals the inadequacy of present laws and ultimately presents a compelling and persuasive argument for the urgency of ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment.
Thanks to Bank of America and Merrill Lynch this dinner and movie screening is free but seating is limited so get registered now! At the time of this printing only 37 seats remained.