Media Advisory: Current claims by Equal Rights Amendment backers: ERA takes effect on January 27; we are close to victory in our long struggle for the ERA. Reality: ERA continued to suffer big federal court losses in 2021, extending a 40-year losing streak in the federal courts; the unconstitutional ERA-revival bill is virtually dead in the Senate; ERA backers are urging Executive Branch officials to ignore federal court rulings and say ERA was ratified.


WASHINGTON (January 20, 2022)– Backers of the long-expired 1972 Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) are energetically peddling a politically useful but grossly misleading narrative to the news media: They claim that the ERA achieved ratification on January 27, 2020, and that it becomes enforceable on January 27, 2022, which they will mark with a wave of […]

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