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What Is the Equal Rights Amendment, and Why Is It Back?

Jan 15, 2020 - The New York Times

For nearly a century, advocates have tried to add a provision to the Constitution guaranteeing equal rights to men and women. The effort, stalled for decades, has come back to life.

For nearly a century, advocates have tried to add a provision to the Constitution guaranteeing equal rights to men and women. The effort, stalled for decades, has come back to life.

Of all the laws the Virginia legislature may pass now that Democrats have won control of it, none have been so long in the ...