Legislators Launch Equal Rights Amendment Caucus

Their work will focus on adding the 28th Amendment to the Consitution

A group of lawmakers recently announced the launch of the Congressional Caucus for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The caucus will work to add a 28th Amendment to the Constitution.

The ERA, which states that “equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State on account of sex,” was introduced to Congress in 1923, passed by Congress in 1972, and ratified by the final 38th state in 2020. Now the ERA needs a final passage through Congress in order to make it an official amendment to the Constitution.

“We’re here because from the start, people like me and many of my constituents were intentionally written out of our nation’s founding document,” said Representative Cori Bush, co-leader of the new caucus. “The absence of foundational equality allows discrimination to persist and injustice to fester.”

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For these Congressional legislators as they work to engage in democracy.
  • For God to guide Congress as they evaluate and vote on any amendments to the U.S. Consitution.
  • For God’s will to be accomplished through those in the federal government.

Sources: The Hill


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