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PLEASE SIGN: Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment

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Remove the unauthorized deadlines placed on the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.

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Beverly Fjobhunting (86)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:00 pm
The Equal Rights Amendment was introduced to Congress 90 years ago. Even though a fierce battle for equality was fought during the 70's and early 80's, not enough states ratified the amendment. Therefore, there is nothing in the US Constitution that cements any women's rights, except the right to vote.

Remove the unauthorized deadlines placed on the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. Contact your representatives to co-sponsor HJR43 and SJR15

Carole Sarcinello (338)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:15 pm

ABSOLUTELY signed . . . and good on you for posting this, Beverly!


Mary T. (357)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:35 pm
Signed & noted - thank you Beverly

Alice C. (1797)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:35 pm

Alice C. (1797)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:39 pm

. (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:41 pm
petition signed

Lisa Neste (771)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:43 pm
Signed, thanks Beverly. And Carole for the forward!

Rosemary Rannes (655)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:45 pm
Signed & posted to Twitter with Thanks to my Seestah C & Beverly.

Emma S. (239)
Monday July 22, 2013, 3:14 pm
Absolutely done! Thank you, Beverly.

Dandelion G. (386)
Monday July 22, 2013, 3:25 pm
I thought I had already signed this, perhaps it was with another group, as it let me sign on here. Will forward.

Susan L. (150)
Monday July 22, 2013, 3:28 pm
Signed for sure - there is NO good reason this is not ratified - Thanks for the forward Carole

Stuart Thomas (503)
Monday July 22, 2013, 3:33 pm
Noted, signed, and submitted adding the following words to it: "It is about time this amendment was ratified!"

Thank you for the posting, Beverly.

Caitlin M. (104)
Monday July 22, 2013, 4:15 pm
It seems so strange that this amendment is still not ratified. It's rather absurd in this age of tiny steps forward and giant steps back (Stand Your Ground, Citizens United and other SCOTUS decisions, for instance). Wouldn't it be strange if the present membership of the US legislature managed to put this through? We must keep on keeping on, I guess. Of course I signed.

Pat B. (359)
Monday July 22, 2013, 4:25 pm
Thank you, Beverly for this. Signed. Thank you, dear Carole for FW.!! Passing on to friends as well.

Past Member (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 4:37 pm
Signed and shared, thanks Beverly and Carole for the forward. Dioot Caitlin....this is the 21st century isn't it?

Edwin M. (349)
Monday July 22, 2013, 5:06 pm
Signed, thank you Beverly and thank you Carole for the forward

Deb E. (63)
Monday July 22, 2013, 5:37 pm
Thanks for sharing Carole, and thanks for posting Beverly

Anne T. (180)
Monday July 22, 2013, 5:45 pm
Signed and shared

Animae C. (517)
Monday July 22, 2013, 5:50 pm
Thanks for signing!

GGmaSheila D. (195)
Monday July 22, 2013, 6:25 pm
Signed, noted and commented - It's the 21st Century. Haven't we waited long enough to be equal?

Carole Sarcinello (338)
Monday July 22, 2013, 6:31 pm

We ARE equal (or more) . . . but, unfortunately, we keep re-electing "representatives" who disregard us.

Reconsider the next time you vote!


Amy Fisher (11)
Monday July 22, 2013, 6:33 pm
Noted and signed.

Back in the late 1970s and early 1980s I had a pro-ERA bumpersticker on my car. I was on the receiving end of a lot of angry, hostile comments from other people, and my car was keyed. It was only after the deadline for ratification passed without the ERA being ratified that the hostility and anger towards my bumpersticker ended. The anti-ERA people probably figured they got their wish and the ERA was dead. I'd like to tell them that the ERA will never be dead as long as there's a chance to ratify it and it becomes part of the US Constitution.

Carole Sarcinello (338)
Monday July 22, 2013, 6:35 pm

Any man (or potential male representative) who does not dignify women with the same status as a man, has NO BUSINESS pretending to support females.

Liars should be immediately expunged from the list!


Vicky P. (476)
Monday July 22, 2013, 6:50 pm
noted and signed

Kit B. (276)
Monday July 22, 2013, 6:59 pm

Signed of course.

I think we did better with this before the Internet. In the 1970's we pushed and managed to get all but three of the needed 38 states. We should be pushing this forward to demand that all remaining states sign.

Nancy C. (807)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:02 pm
Cannot believe that I'm posting this in several groups on fb. All you women out there, we need to step it up and fight. Fight for equal rights for every human. Need more rights for animals too. Recruit some voters this year. Teach them what you know. I have several college employees who are beginning to listen!

Nancy C. (807)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:03 pm
Thanx Beverly and Carole...

Past Member (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:04 pm
Signed. Noted. I can't believe that this wasn't ratified decades ago. Now is the time.

Carole Sarcinello (338)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:09 pm

Bless your heart, Nancy!


Yvonne White (229)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:35 pm
With the War on Women reloading & attacking worse than ever, we NEED the ERA! Signed!

Dawn Barler (5)
Monday July 22, 2013, 8:06 pm
Signed, noted, shared

Barbara DeFratis (23)
Monday July 22, 2013, 8:30 pm
Signed and share, with any luck and a wing and a prayer--my personal photo should replace generic one, or else back to the drawing board.

Carole K. (200)
Monday July 22, 2013, 11:18 pm
I signed w/ gratitude. TY, Beverly!

Elizabeth O. (96)
Monday July 22, 2013, 11:29 pm

Giana Peranio-Paz (408)
Monday July 22, 2013, 11:53 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Beverly.

Michael Carney (219)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 1:28 am
Noted, and gladly signed!!! :)

Arild Warud (174)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 1:30 am
Signed,thanks Beverly

Kathy Chadwell (361)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 1:51 am
Signed, thank you Beverly and Carole for the forward

Ben Oscarsito (290)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 3:34 am

Kymberli Ward (27)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:26 am
Done and done!

Beverly Fjobhunting (86)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 7:20 am
The ERA was written in 1923 by Alice Paul, suffragist leader and founder of the National Woman's Party. She and the NWP considered the ERA to be the next necessary step after the 19th Amendment (affirming women's right to vote) in guaranteeing "equal justice under law" to all citizens.

The ERA was introduced into every session of Congress between 1923 and 1972, when it was passed and sent to the states for ratification. The seven-year time limit in the ERA's proposing clause was extended by Congress to June 30, 1982, but at the deadline, the ERA had been ratified by 35 states, leaving it three states short of the 38 required for ratification. It has been reintroduced into every Congress since that time but is still not part of our constitution. I say it's high time it was!

. (0)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 7:37 am
Signed and noted. Thanks for sharing, Beverly. Equal rights are very important.

divergent revolution (315)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 7:39 am
Signed, will it have any impact?

Gene Jacobson (285)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 7:47 am
Signed, and agreed with. Thanks, Just C for the forward. :^) gene

Yvonne F. (181)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 9:05 am
So signed!!! Thanks Beverly

Patricia Cannell (852)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 10:37 am
Noted and signed!

Mitchell D. (136)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 10:43 am
Noted, signed, and being passed on.

Sue H. (6)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 10:53 am
Noted and signed, thanks.

Angelika R. (143)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 11:21 am
Certainly signed, thx Bev and Carole. Overdue for ratification.

Marty H. (119)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 11:22 am
Noted and signed and thanks Just Carole for the heads up!

Tuesday July 23, 2013, 1:14 pm
Noted & Signed. Thanks Beverly

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 1:41 pm
Thank you! (s, n, p, t)

Ljiljana Milic (110)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 2:39 pm
Signed & Noted & Thanks Beverly for posting and Dandelion for Fw

Birgit W. (159)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 2:39 pm

Joe R. (190)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 3:50 pm
Thanks Beverly. Signed and noted.

Michael Kirkby (97)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 4:07 pm

Lyn Z. (301)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 5:06 pm
Noted & Signed. Thanks Beverly, and Carole for fwd.

Roxy H. (348)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 5:45 pm
Rise up! In solidarity, The Wolf Army , Idle No More, Anon , Thanks Dandy1 for passing on

SusanAWAY Allen (219)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:35 pm
Noted, signed and shared

pam w. (138)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:52 pm
Kit's right! Why are we starting over?

Kit B. (276)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 7:30 pm

It's nice that many have signed, but now what happens? Who will begin to take some initiative to move this along? It doesn't happen with a signature on a petition.

Katie and Bill D. (115)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 10:16 pm
Signed * Thank You Beverly

Lynn Squance (236)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 11:32 pm
Women's rights are Human Rights. Equal rights are human rights.


Susanne R. (237)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 12:04 am
What are the men who run our government afraid of? They are so pathetic!

Gladly signed and noted!

Alan Lambert (91)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 12:52 am
Signed #855, and Noted

Terrie Williams (799)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 10:39 am
Thanks for signing!
Sooooooooooooooooo signed, noted and shared.

Lois Jordan (63)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 7:18 pm
Gladly signed & noted. Many thanks, Beverly...and Dandelion for the link.

Vivien Green (153)
Thursday July 25, 2013, 5:11 am
Signed and shared on FB.

. (0)
Thursday July 25, 2013, 9:26 am
petition signed

Judy C. (104)
Friday July 26, 2013, 1:52 am
Signed. Thanks Beverly.

Devon Leonard (54)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 1:27 am
Yes gladly signed... Thanks Beverly...and Dandelion for forwarding.

Gina Caracci (219)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 8:23 pm

Beverly Fjobhunting (86)
Monday July 29, 2013, 9:46 am

Anna Undebeck (256)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 10:33 am
Signed, noted and shared. Thank you dear .
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