Historic National ERA Milestone – NC Women Attended- 4/30/19

NC Women attended historic ERA hearing and press conference in Washington DC. 

“For the first time in nearly four decades, the House Judiciary Committee will hold an official hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). This exciting development exemplifies the growing momentum behind finally ratifying the ERA in the Constitution.” As National NOW wrote in “House Judiciary to Hold First ERA Hearing in 36 Years.

Lori Bunton (arm raised), Marena Groll, Virginia Adamson
Photo Credit: Bettina Hager, DC Director of the ERA Coalition and Fund for Women’s Equality

Watch the April 30 House ERA hearings here. Some NC women leaders were honored to attend this historic event.

Look how great those ERA-NC Alliance shirts show up! Two from NOW, one from AAUW-NC. All from ERA-NC Alliance. Photo Credit: ERA Coalition

 

Watch the ERA Press Conference on April 30 (forgive FOX news comments if you can).

National figures in the Equal Rights Amendment movement, including Ellie Smeal and Alyssa Milano. Photo Credit: Bettina Hager (middle)

On May 5, NOW President Toni Van Pelt talked on C-Span about ongoing efforts to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

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