Equal Rights Amendment (Once Again) Fails to Pass

Catholic lawyer and pro-life champion, Phyllis Schlafly in 1978 who led the charge to defeat the ERA.

A century-old amendment that would have added the right to abortion into the Constitution under the guise of securing “equal rights for men and women” has once again failed to pass in the Senate.

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Did Justice Ginsburg Just Kill the Equal Rights Amendment?

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann

In the same week that the U.S. House took steps to revive the ill-conceived Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) which could be used to add a constitutional right to taxpayer funded abortion, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg threw a wet blanket on the prospects of passage by saying she believes the process, which started in 1972, needs to start over.

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Why the Equal Rights Amendment Needs to Die . . . Again

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

While many of us were unaware, the Equal Rights (ERA) Amendment – which many believe is just about granting women equality in America – almost met the 38-state threshold needed to amend the U.S. Constitution a few days ago when Virginia lawmakers took up the issue. Thankfully, it failed to garner sufficient votes.

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