Get the Equal Rights Amendment Into the Presidential Debates


The first Democratic presidential debate is on Tuesday, and feminists across the nation want to know where all candidates stand on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). CNN has teamed up with Facebook to ask members of the public to submit questions they would like the debate moderators to ask the candidates. Please submit this question… [Continue Reading]

GALLERY: Women Took to the Capitol to Demand the ERA at the We Are Woman Constitution Day Rally!


On Saturday, September 13, hundreds of activists gathered on the US Capitol lawn to call for full ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment as part of the “We Are Woman” Constitution Day rally. In case you missed it, we’ve got the photos to help you live vicariously through the people who didn’t. If you were there, you just… [Continue Reading]

We (Still) Need the ERA: 9 Reasons Why, 9 Decades Into the Fight


The Equal Rights Amendment simply makes sense. Passing laws that elevate the status of women where they belong shouldn’t take 91 years. Really. Give the ghost of Alice Paul a break.

Come Rally in DC for Women’s Rights!


I’m inviting you to join the Feminist Majority and our feminist allies as we rally for women’s rights on Saturday, September 13. We’re calling for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment!

Crystal Moore Found Justice – But What About The Rest of Us?


It shouldn’t fall to the residents of Latta to make up for Congress’ failures. Ultimately, our national government needs to do better.

Thursday: Rally To Ratify the ERA Now!


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2014 J.T. Johnson ∙ Office – (703) 522-2214 ∙ Cell – (202) 681-7251jessica@feministmajority.org Facebook.com/FeministMajority @femmajority Thursday: Rally To Ratify the ERA Now! WHEN:Thursday, July 24, 2014 WHERE:Sidewalk in front of the U.S. Supreme Court1 First St, NE, Washington, DC MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Eleanor Smeal, Feminist Majority President WASHINGTON – Thursday at 9:00 a.m., Rep…. [Continue Reading]

Pregnant Workers Deserve Fairness

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Pregnancy doesn’t have to mean the loss of a paycheck, and pregnant women have the right to enjoy the protection of the law just like everyone else. Some employers don’t seem to get it. Neither do the courts.

Equal Rights Amendment

Goal: A United States Constitutional Guarantee of Equality for Women The Equal Rights Amendment states: 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… [Continue Reading]

Title IX

The Law Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments is most known for increasing women’s participation in sports, but its primary gain was to increase all public-funded educational opportunities for girls and women. It prohibits sex discrimination and sexual harassment against girls and boys, women and men, students and employees, at all levels of education… [Continue Reading]

Violence Against Women

Violence Against Women The Violence Against Women Act of 2012 The House and Senate passed very different versions of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The Feminist Majority strongly supports the inclusive bill passed by the Senate on a bipartisan vote. Senate VAWA S. 1925 The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act passed… [Continue Reading]