ERA Coalition: www.eracoalition.org, best national ERA advocacy resource.
Equal Rights Amendment: www.equalrightsamendment.org, best history and background resource.
ACLU Maine: https://www.aclu.org/issues/womens-rights
Generation Ratify: www.generationratify.org, young activists with nationwide chapters.
We the WOMEN, The Unstoppable Mothers of the Equal Rights Amendment, 2020
by Julie C. Suk
When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present, by Gail Collins
Equal Means Equal, Why the Time for the Equal Rights Amendment is NOW,
by Jessica Neuwirth
Why the ERA failed: Politics, Women's rights, and the Amending Process of the Constitution
by Mary Frances Berry
Articles of Interest
Janet Yellen article about the positive effect of increasing womens' employment on the GNP: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/05/us/politics/to-lift-growth-janet-yellen-says-make-it-easier-for-women-to-work.html?emc=edit_th_20170506&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=46183374
NYT editorial about the ERA 3.26.17:
Discussion of the amendment process:
This is what Equality looks like in the UK:
Republicans and the ERA:
"What young women may not know": Leader Telegram 2.5.2017 http://www.leadertelegram.com/Opinion/Commentary/2017/02/05/lt-div-class-libPageBodyLinebreak-gt-What-young-women-may-not-know-lt-div-gt.html
"The case against contemporary feminism": New Yorker 2.8.2017
"Since when is being a woman a liberal cause?": New York Times 2.11.2017 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/11/sunday-review/since-when-is-being-a-woman-a-liberal-cause.html?emc=eta1&_r=0
"What Republicans have to learn from the Womens March": New York Times 1.23.2017
"Massachusetts middle schoolers push for the ERA": Women’s eNews Blog 12.26.2016
"Women in Iceland protest the country's 14% pay gap by leaving work 14% early":
New York Times 10.25.2016
"Few Women Fight Wildfires. That's not because they're afraid of flames": Washington Post 11.19.2016
"Team USA members on historic fight for equal pay in women's soccer": CBS 60 Minutes
Congressional Research Service (Library of Congress): July 2018 review of the steps to ratification for the ERA: https://www.equalrightsamendment.org/pathstoratification
University of Pennsylvania Wharton School: Gender rating and the Affordable Care Act https://publicpolicy.wharton.upenn.edu/live/news/819-the-end-of-gender-rating-womens-insurance-under
National Women's Law Center paper on Gender Rating and the ACA http://www.nwlc.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/nwlc_2012_turningtofairness_report.pdf
William and Mary Law Paper on viability of the ERA:
Equal Pay Act (1963)
Civil Rights Act – Title VII (1964)
Pregnancy Discrimination Act (1978) is an amendment to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Education Amendments – Title IX (1972)
Violence Against Women Act (1994)
Declaration of Independence (1776) http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/document/
U.S. Constitution (1787) https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs
Bill of Rights (1795) https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs
XIV Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause (1868)
All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside. No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
Full text: https://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/amendmentxiv
Amendment XIX (1920)
The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.
Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.