Illinois Federation of Business Women's Clubs, Inc.

Equal Rights Amendment


The ERA is in effect!

Supporters from across the country rallied in front of the White House last Thursday, January 27, to proclaim the birthdate of the Equal Rights Amendment.

Now Congress has to vote and recognize this is law.  

Contact your representative today and let them know you want this added to the Constitution today!

Moving toward inclusive language in Illinois

Per Section 3 of the Equal Rights Amendment, women are equal under constitutional law as of January 27th, 2022 and State Senator Melinda Bush of Illinois is leading the way to have her state get in line with the ERA. Bush and other leaders in Illinois have asked the General Assembly’s research office for an audit of state statutes, identifying any sexed wording in the law.

More on the article

The Equal Rights Amendment Has Been Ratified. It Is the Law”: U.S. House Resolution Declares ERA 28th Amendment

MS Magazine article

Biden urges Congress to recognize Equal Rights Amendment


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