Due to the coronavirus, legislative activity on the 2019-2020 ERA resolutions has come to an end. We'll start over next year with new resolutions and legislative numbers. Activity should begin in December. This page will be updated as information is known. The information below refers to the 2019-2020 legislative session.
ACTION ALERT #5 - posted 03.15.20
The March 17 Senate Judiciary Committee meeting has been cancelled due to the coronavirus. Since we may have some time on our hands, now might be a great time to write letters to legislators. Go to Current Status House and Senate to get contact information as well a writing and calling suggestions.
ACTION ALERT #4 - posted 02.17.20
Last week, the United States House of Representatives voted on H.J.Res.79 to remove the deadline for ratification of the ERA that was set back in 1972. It passed 232-183. We need to contact Senator Lindsey Graham and ask him to support S.J.Res.6, the Senate version of the bill, and ask that he hold hearings to move the resolution forward. For details, click here.
ACTION ALERT #3 - posted 01.20.2020
Contact the Women of the House of Representatives, preferably by postcard or letter, asking them to join the women of the Senate by sponsoring H.3391. For Postcard Party instructions, click here. For letter copy, address information and mailing instructions, click here. To look up phone numbers, click here.
ACTION ALERT #2 - posted 01.06.2020
The two Senate ERA resolutions — S.901 and S.918 — are currently sitting in the Senate Judiciary Committee awaiting subcommittee assignment. Contact Senator Luke Rankin, chair of the Judiciary Committee, and ask that he assign those resolutions to a subcommittee. For letter copy, address information and mailing instructions, click here.
ACTION ALERT #1 -- posted 01.06.2020
Contact SC House members Russel Fry and William Wheeler ask that he sponsor H.3391 as a member of the House Constitutional Laws Subcommittee. For letter copy, address information and mailing instructions, click here.
Update: Rep Wheeler signed on as a sponsor on 1.15.2020. Success!!! Keep contacting Rep Fry.