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ERA Forum October 2

Join us for an ERA Forum

What:  The AAUW Springfield Branch and NOW are bringing a panel of renowned women together to discuss the Equal Rights Amendment.

Learn how you can play a role in the ratification process.

When:  Thursday, October 2, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

Where:  The American Lung Association Building, 3000 Kelly Lane, Springfield

The Equal Rights Amendment
Section 1. Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United
States or by any state on account of sex.
Section 2. The Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the
provisions of this article.
Section 3. This amendment shall take effect two years after the date of ratification.

Let’s Pass the ERA in the House! It’s Time!

ACTION NEEDED :

Please contact your Illinois state representative and urge them to co-sponsor and VOTE YES on the Equal Rights Amendment ERA, SJRCA 75.

You can find the link here:

http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=75&GAID=12&GA=98&DocTypeID=SJRCA&LegID=82279&SessionID=85

Contact info for your representative is here:

http://www.ilga.gov/house/default.asp

Thanks for your help and keep up the great work!

It’s Time for Illinois to Pass the ERA

SJRCA 75, the Equal Rights Amendment, sponsored by Senator Heather Steans, passed out of the
Illinois Senate Executive Committee yesterday with a vote of 11 YES votes, 4 NO votes.
A Senate floor vote may come up in the next couple of days
ACTION NEEDED!
Call your Senator and URGE A YES VOTE on the ERA, SJRCA 75.
Contact info can be found here: http://www.ilga.gov/senate/
Click on your senator’s name for their contact info.

ERA in Senate Executive Committee

Urge members of the Illinois Senate Executive Committee
VOTE YES on the ERA
SJRCA 75, sponsored by Senator Heather Steans, is the Equal Rights Amendment. This bill has been assigned to the Senate Executive Committee and is set for hearing this Wednesday, May 21, at 2 PM.
SJRCA 75 provides for the ratification of the proposed equal rights amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
ACTION NEEDED: Please contact members of the Senate Executive Committee and URGE them to VOTE YES on the ERA.
Below is the link with the names of the committee members. You can call ALL of the members since this bill is still in committee. You can click on their name to get contact info. PLEASE CALL TODAY, TUESDAY, or WEDNESDAY MORNING. You can leave a simple message for each Senator, “VOTE YES on the ERA” 
Please forward this info and let’s get those calls and emails going.
Thanks for your help with this!