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Equal Rights Amendment

Nevada to Make History As First State in 3.5 Decades to Ratify the ERA

On March 22, 1972, the United States Congress passed the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), sending it to the states for ratification, which would be amended in the Constitution should 38 states ratify it by June 30, 1982. Read More »

How Phyllis Schlafly's Death Proves We Need the Equal Rights Amendment Now More Than Ever

Phyllis Schlafly, the "First Lady of the conservative movement" who almost single-handedly prevented the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment, died on Monday at age 92. Read More »