ERA: House Judiciary Hearing


The Equal Rights Amendment had a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee today. The first time for Congressional hearing in 36 years.

The text of the Equal Rights Amendment:

Section 1. Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.

Section 2. The Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article.

Section 3. This amendment shall take effect two years after the date of ratification.

Michele Cooper