Our actions are solely focused on the U.S. Senate and Get Out the Vote (GOTV) until the midterm elections.
Advocates need to:
RSVP for the September 28 rally: https://vanow.org/legislative-priorities/action-alerts/rally-for-equal-rights-repro-rights
- Call and write Senators Warner and Kaine through October to have them pressure Schumer to bring ERA to the floor for a vote BEFORE the midterms so we can get objectors on formal record
Warner: 202/224-2023 https://www.warner.senate.gov/
Kaine: 202/224-4024 https://www.kaine.senate.gov/
- Call and write Schumer’s office daily through October to pressure Schumer to bring ERA to the floor for a vote BEFORE the midterms so we can get Republican objectors on formal record
Schumer: 202/224-6542 https://www.schumer.senate.
Rally on 9-28 for the 28th Amendment
Join us to rally on the 28th for the 28th Amendment (the ERA) and help Virginia DEFEND its 38th State status as the historic and final, requisite state needed to enshrine the Equal Rights Amendment in the U.S. Constitution. The ERA saves Abortion and other repro rights! So, now we need to take our respective state fights to the national level. On 9/28, oral arguments will be held at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit where the Office of the Illinois (37th State to ratify) Attorney General will argue on behalf of Americans to mandate that the U.S. National Archivist publish the ERA in the Constitution since all requirements have been met per Article V of our nation's founding document. This is a ministerial/secretarial obligation laid out in statute which requires the Archivist to publish a duly ratified amendment in the Federal Register.
June 1, 2022
Common sense gun safety is a feminist issue.
Sandy Hook was almost 10 years ago and nothing has changed. The carnage continues because too many legislators - essentially the entire GOP -- refuse to do anything about it. They are willing to sacrifice innocent lives if it means they will win re-election. They lack ethics and they lack humanity. We can’t let them get away with it. This political action alert was provided by The Democratic Women of Clifton and Northern Virginia. Virginia NOW is nonpartisan but this alert is of interest to anyone concerned about a just society. We hope the facts will help you to talk about gun violence with people who are undecided or not fully informed. Here are some actions you can take to channel your heartache and frustration.