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...
THE DECLARATION OF SENTIMENTS AND RESOLUTIONS SENECA FALLS CONFERENCE (1848)
When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one portion of the family of man to assume among the people of the earth a position different from that which they have hitherto occupied, but one to which the laws of nature and nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes that impel them to such a course.
We hold these truths to be self -...
My 23 year old daughter and her friends seem ambivalent about the importance of ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment (“Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”) ("ERA")
The enigma, from my perspective, is what is holding these young women back from being passionate about getting Constitutional law to unequivocally state that women are equal with men? (Some States have state ERA laws but courts have been inconsistent in applying them because there is not a Federal law framework.)
The answer arrived...