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Why Do We Need the Equal Rights Amendment?

Why Do We Need the Equal Rights Amendment?

Why ERA? 

We need to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment so that our Constitution honors and respects women equally with men.  

 Our laws are a formal expression of public policy that play a critical role in advancing social norms.  In this moment in history we need all citizens to have fundamental equality under our Constitution so that they can develop their gifts and talents and equally strive for Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.

 

 A July 2001 Opinion Research Corporation survey showed that 96% of U.S. adults believe that male and female citizens should have equal...