Help Move the Ratify ERA Bill Along in NC, From ERA-NC Alliance

Take action to move the NC ERA bills along by contacting NC General Assembly Members to Support Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. This guide was provided by the  ERA-NC Alliance. Also, get friends and coworkers to ask about ERA when you wear one of the green ERA t-shirts.

2019 Ratify the ERA Postcard Front

One of the postcards you can print and write your letter on. Photo Credit: ERA-NC Alliance

You can send an email, call, or write a postcard or a letter to the following people. Suggestions of what to say follow. The advantage to writing is they should write you back. A message was added to ERA-NC Alliance’s list, something suggested at a September screening of Equal Means Equal.

Postcards are available to be printed at http://www.era-nc.org/postcards/. You can write your messages on the back.

Who to Write or Call on House Bill 271:

  • Rep. Tim Moore, Speaker of the House
    16 W. Jones St., Room 2304, Raleigh, NC 27601
    919-733-3451
  • Rep. Sarah Stevens, Co-Chair, Judiciary Committee
    300 N. Salisbury St., Room 419, Raleigh, NC 27603
    919-715-1883
  • Rep.Ted Davis, Co-Chair, Judiciary Committee
    300 N. Salisbury St., Room 417B, Raleigh, NC 27603
    919-733-5786

Who to Write or Call on Senate Bill 184:

  • Sen. Phil Berger, President Pro Tempore
    16 W. Jones St., Room 2007, Raleigh, NC 27601
    919-733-5708
  • Sen. Bill Rabon, Chair, Rules Committee
    16 W. Jones St., Room 2010, Raleigh, NC 27601
    919-733-5963

We want NC to ratify the HB271 and SB184 bills so that North Carolina as a state ratifies the ERA. Those are the people (above) who can move the bills to the next steps in the process. Points you could make (in your own words).

  • ERA supports families, helps moms and kids out of poverty, builds the economic power of women.
  • Women should be full citizens of the US.
  • The 14th Amendment does not provide strict scrutiny in sex discrimination cases.
  • Laws we thought would protect or include women have not consistently been enforced.
  • Our daughters, wives, sisters, mothers, partners deserve equality of rights.
  • They can make NC the 38th state to ratify ERA and make history.
  • I recently viewed the Equal Means Equal documentary showing how unprotected women and girls are under current law. We need better protection, we need an Equal Rights Amendment. 

I suggest you write or call your own NC Senate or NC House Representative as well, so they know how much you care about ERA. Find them both at https://www.ncleg.gov/rnr/representation by entering your address in the box on the middle far right of your screen. 

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