A Message From Equal Means Equal:

This is it. The moment we have been waiting for. The Illinois House is poised to vote on ERA next week! 

We got back Wednesday night from our third whirlwind trip to Chicago/Springfield and accomplished so much!  [MORE ON THAT AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS EMAIL]

URGENT!  IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED TODAY! 

SJRCA4 ( for Illinois to ratify the ERA) is now officially assigned to Human Services Committee and the hearing is been posted for May 16, 2018.  The House needs at least 71 votes to ratify, which means both Democrats and Republicans need to support it.

The fight in Illinois is very very close.  According to our sources in the know, it is literally down to ONE VOTE…

HOW YOU CAN HELP:

  • FILL OUT A WITNESS SLIP FOR THE NEXT HEARING MAY 16TH and make your statement about equality for posterity; let’s get thousands of witnesses to fill out these forms saying why ERA urgently needs ratification:

FILL OUT A WITNESS SLIP NOW

We need your help to steer Illinois State Representatives in the right direction. Help us make herstory!!!  Let’s make Illinois the #37th state to ratify the ERA!

NOW… MORE ABOUT OUR AWESOME TRIP TO CHICAGO/SPRINGFIELD:

On Monday May 7th, the Rules Committee of the Illinois House of Delegates held a hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment. Equal Means Equal team was present in the hearing to represent the millions of women who cannot wait for equal rights any longer…

Click here to learn more