We are thrilled to see the passage of the ERA among LWVMN’s 2023 legislative priorities.
PRESS ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 28, 2022 Contact: Betty Folliard, 612-868-3511, firstname.lastname@example.org Suzann Willhite (612) 554-4008, email@example.com 100s Expected for #Day1forERA Rally at MN Capitol, Tuesday, January 3rd at 1:15pm! Saint Paul – For...
100 years is too long to wait – call, write, or email the Minnesota Speaker of the House and Minnesota Senate Majority Leader to let them know we need the State Equal Rights Amendment passed in 2023!
We need to keep moving forward.by Betty Folliard (as posted in the StarTribune August 23)Another Women’s Equality Day will come and go Aug. 26, and still no equality for women is in sight.What have we seen? The regression of our rights.And what actions toward equality of rights for every citizen have been taken to move our state and country toward a more perfect union? At the state level, not a whole heap.In the Minnesota House, early action took place this past session to pass […]
ERAMN is a partner with the ERA Coalition, which was founded in 2014 as a national organization to bring concerted organized action to the effort to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. Comprising more than 120 partner and supporter organizations across the country, the ERA Coalition provides education on, and advocacy for, Constitutional equality. ERA Coalition Announces First Slate of Federal Candidates with ERA Certification Stamp of Approval.Go to ERA Coalition “Elect Equality” […]
Minnesota Primary Elections are open until August 9th Get ready, get informed and VOTE!Go to the MN Secretary of State Website to view your sample ballot: https://myballotmn.sos.state.mn.us/Go to the League of Women Voters (LWV) website for nonpartisan voting information: https://www.lwvmn.org/voting-informationGo to LWV Vote441.org for your personalized Voting Guide and Candidate Information: https://www.vote411.org/ballot#.UFoDEFHh-SpVote to show our ele […]
Here’s a happy ERA progress report:On Friday, July 1, the New York State Legislature passed their state ERA Bill. It is very expansive and includes many groups and abortion access. NY ratification process requires the bill to pass through 2 Legislatures then go onto the ballot; that could happen in either 2023 or 2024, though activists hope for 2024 because of the greater reach. Here’s the bill: https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2021/S1268 Nevada […]
March on the Capitol! Sunday July 17 @ 11 – 3.ERA MN is partnering with UnRestrict MN and their Coalition, Women’s March MN, and Planned Parenthood North Central States as a co-sponsor to Our Future: March for Abortion Access on Sunday, July 17th from 11:00 to 3:00 PM at the State Capitol. There will be a march to the capitol, a rally with speakers and performers, and a tabling event on the lawn. Join Us and other like minded folks to speak up for Abortion […]
Roe v Wade Overturned! 50 years of rights lost! Washington, D.C. – Following the news that the United States Supreme Court has overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling in deciding Dobbs v. Jackson – Women’s Health Organization, ERA Coalition and Fund for Women’s Equality President and CEO Zakiya Thomas released the following statement:“Today is truly a turning point for the civil rights of everyone in this country. Upending establishe […]
Sandy Pappas called a vote on SF323 “Equality under the law shall not be abridged or denied on account of sex” and here it is: This was a move to get SF323 out of committee to the Senate General Orders and bypass a committee hearing. With a Republican majority, they are not holding hearings on any ERA bills so this is one way to try to move it forward. AND it gets them on the record with a vote yea or nay (see image or below).There is still a chance to get other ERA bills h […]
International Women’s Day Event on March 8, 2022 was a huge success. There were speakers and the presentation of the petition. See videos below: […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 8, 2022Contact: Suzann Willhite: firstname.lastname@example.orgMinnesotans: Give us a vote on the Equal Rights AmendmentPetition delivered to Senate Leaders by Coach Cheryl ReeveSaint Paul, MN – Today, on International Women’s Day, Lynx Head Coach and General Manager Cheryl Reeve joined ERA Minnesota to deliver a petition to Senate Leaders asking that they place an Equal Rights Amendment before voters. The amendment to the State Constitution would make Minnesota the 27th […]