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Equal Rights Amendment

  1. poltiics
    Will Women Be Required to Register for the Military Draft?After the Supreme Court dodged the question, Congress could move to include women — or abolish registration altogether for the first time since 1940.
  2. politics
    The House Brings Back the Equal Rights AmendmentThis time, the effort to revive the ERA will get a vote in the Senate, where Republicans would suffer the consequences for killing it.
  3. women’s suffrage
    Will Virginia Revive the ERA?Republicans say the window for ratifying the amendment has closed.
  4. birch bayh
    Birch Bayh, Liberal Lion of the Senate, Dies at 91Bayh’s proudest accomplishment was the Title IX law banning gender discrimination in higher education. He was also chief Senate sponsor of the ERA.
  5. equal rights amendment
    Virginia Could Soon Place the Equal Rights Amendment in the U.S. ConstitutionThe Old Dominion would be the 38th state to ratify the ERA, which is enough if Congress and the courts decide to set aside a ratification deadline.
  6. voting rights
    Why a National Campaign for Voting Rights Is EssentialWhile a constitutional voting-rights amendment is unlikely, a national campaign could do much good, and Democrats are foolish if they don’t pursue it.
  7. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Is the Anti-Abortion Movement Just Applied Anti-Feminism?More and more, those who oppose legalized abortion seem motivated by animus toward women’s rights. The Kavanaugh fight could make that even clearer.
  8. obit
    Betty Ford Dies at 93Former First Lady, famous for establishing drug treatment clinic.