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  1. Dec 02,  · In our opinion: Why Utah should not pass the current version of the Equal Rights Amendment. The Beehive State must continue to rally for equality and genuine women’s rights. By the Deseret News Editorial Board Dec 2, , pm MST Share this story. Share this on Facebook.
  2. In , this statement was admitted to Congress under the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The ERA was a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution granting equality between men and women under the law. If the Era was passed, it would have made unconstitutional any laws that grant one sex different rights than the other. .
  3. "Equality of rights under the law shall not be abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex." This simple sentence comprised Section 1 of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), which was first proposed in Congress by the National Women's Party in Feminists of the late s and early s saw ratification of the amendment as the only clear-cut way to eliminate all legal.
  4. Gov. Cuomo with Assemblymember Seawright, center, & others (photo: Governor's Office) Governor Andrew Cuomo is promoting a more expansive version of a New York State equal rights amendment than he did last year, tipping the balance between the discrepant Assembly and Senate bills in the direction of inclusivity, favored by the Senate. Despite Cuomo’s new support for a broader set of.
  5. Apr 15,  · The origins of the Equal Rights Amendment. The earliest version of the ERA was introduced to Congress in and written by two leaders .
  6. Mar 20,  · Half a century ago the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution seemed like a good idea. Such a good idea, in fact, that it was adopted by .
  7. Congress passed the Equal Rights Amendment in , but it was never ratified by enough states to be added to the Constitution. Only a handful of states are still holding out. Florida is one of them.
  8. Apr 21,  · The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is a proposed constitutional amendment that would guarantee equal rights under the law regardless of sex. It was first drafted in by suffragist Alice Paul, and since then some version of the ERA was introduced in every session of Congress until H.J. Res. 75, Proposing an Equal Rights Amendment.
  9. The Equal Rights Amendment reads, in its entirety, as follows: Section 1: Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Section 2: The Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article.
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