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All Men are Equal
only on the basis of race, religion, and national origin, but also on the basis of sex, thanks to the lobbying of Alice Paul and Coretta Scott King and the skillful politicking. Nicholson, Zoe Ann (2004). Colorado Constitution, Article II, 29 (1973) Connecticut No person shall be denied the equal protection of the law nor be subjected to segregation or discrimination in the exercise or enjoyment of his or her civil or political rights because of religion, race, color, ancestry, national. Both male and female citizens of this State shall enjoy all civil, political and religious rights and privileges. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press.
Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions, Seneca Falls
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1, In the School of Anti-Slavery, 1840 to 1866,. We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; that to secure these rights governments are instituted. What Women Wanted Arkansas Women's Commissions and the ERA". Social Science Research Network. Prepared for the Selected Papers of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan. 87 One prominent female supporter was New York Representative Shirley Chisholm. 7 asking that the congressionally-imposed deadline for ERA ratification be removed. Oregon Constitution, Article I, 46 (2014) Utah The rights of citizens of the State of Utah to vote and hold office shall not be denied or abridged on account of sex. Constitution, 46 legislators in the following four states nevertheless voted to retract their earlier ratification of the ERA: 47 Nebraska (March 15, 1973 Legislative Resolution.
25 The Republican Party included support of the ERA in its platform beginning in 1940, renewing the plank every four years until 1980. Though opponents were marginally more in favor of the ERA with the Hayden rider, supporters of the original ERA believed it negated the amendment's original purposecausing the amendment not to be passed in the House. The Other Women's Movement: Workplace Justice and Social Rights in Modern America. In the early 1960s, Eleanor Roosevelt announced that, due to unionization, she believed the ERA was no longer a threat to women as it once may have been and told supporters that, as far as she was concerned, they could have the amendment if they. Mathews and Jane. (1976) "The Equal Rights Amendment and the Courts".