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Patricia Arquette and Jessica Neuwirth
testify at DNC Platform Hearing

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Go here for this “must see” video of Patricia Arquette’s impassioned support for the ERA and Jessica Neuwirth’s succinct summary of new data from ERA Coalition’s survey showing amazing support for the Equal Rights Amendment.

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“…women think they are already covered in the Constitution in the 1868 Equal Protection Clase of the 14th Amendment. The fact that another five decades passed for women to get the vote is proof that the clause wasn’t about them.” Jessica Neuwirth, ERA Coalition

“Consider an eye-opening statistic: In the entire history of the United States, only 296 women have ever served in Congress. Compare that with the number of men who’ve been elected—more than 12,000. Ladies, we have some serious catching up to do!” (U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz in What will it Take to Make a Woman President?)

From the Huffington Post

The U.N. Sent 3 Women To The U.S. To Assess Gender Equality. They
Were Horrified!
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The best current source for the history of
and need for the ERA

equal means equal

170 years from now, women will earn as much as men

 

The United States still has a way to go for gender equality according to the World Economic Forum, 2016 Global Gender Gap Index. By Jim Sergent and Ramon Padilla, USA TODAY

Work remains to increase younger generations’ awareness of the need for the ERA

Having a woman chair the Federal Reserve really does make a difference!

Janet Yellen says making it easier for women to work will lift the economy by five percent.

Bloomberg — 5/5/17