Equal Right Amendment Pros And Cons

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Equal Rights “We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights it is time now to write the next chapter- and to write it in the books of laws.” Lyndon B. Johnson. An Equal Right amendment was first passed by women political party in 1923. It didn’t pass and it took four decades for a revival into congress.It seemed like it was going to be passed back in 1971 when it was approved by ⅔ vote from the House of Representatives in October of that year.It was then approved by the U.S Senate in March of 1972. Congress extended the seven year time limit to June 30th 1982. Even with the extended deadline this amendment was only ratified by 35 states, 3 short of the required limit for the constitution.
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