The 19th Amendment has provided women with the right to vote over 100 years ago, yet the U.S. Constitution still does not provide women with full legal gender equality. Although women have made significant progress and gained substantial rights through legislative and judicial protections, amending the Constitution to guarantee equal rights on the basis of sex would cement gender equality with the strongest possible protection under the highest law of our land. The ERA would ensure that women and men are equal under the law.
This article by Kirsten Scheurer Branigan, Carole Lynn Nowicki and Beth P. Zoller, entitled The ERA: A Century-Long Fight to Achieve Equal Rights for Women, was featured in the June 3, 2021 New Jersey Law Journal.
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