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In the United States, men and women are legally equal. The U.S. Constitution applies equally to males and females; the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment prohibits the government from unfairly discriminating on the basis of sex; and numerous federal and state laws prohibit sex discrimination by private companies and organizations. Although the Equal Rights Amendment sounds as if it will merely reiterate such anti-discrimination principles, when layered on top of existing protections, it will give courts broad leeway to mandate that males and females be treated exactly the same in all circumstances, even when privacy, safety, or the integrity of athletic competition is at issue.
Equal Rights Amendment: They Didn’t Ask Me Equal Rights Amendment: They Didn’t Ask Me
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Equal Rights Amendment: They Didn’t Ask Me

Activists claim that the proposed ERA has accumulated enough support to become part of the United States Constitution, even though the vast majority of today’s voters…

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Two Truths and a Lie: Equal Rights Amendment

Inez Feltscher Stepman | Two Truths and a Lie
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Gender Ideology is Losing. The ERA Should, Too.

Emma Posey Waters | Op-Ed
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If The ERA Is So Great For Women, Why Would It Hurt Moms The Most?

Emma Posey Waters | Op-Ed
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Jennifer Braceras and Emma Waters – Women Against the “Equal Rights” Amendment

Inez Feltscher Stepman, Jennifer C. Braceras & Emma Posey Waters | High Noon Podcast
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IW Law Center Director Testifies Against The So-Called Equal Rights Amendment

Press Team | Press Release
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Hearing | The Equal Rights Amendment

Jennifer C. Braceras | Testimony
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Raising the ERA From the Dead?

Inez Feltscher Stepman | Op-Ed
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Independent Women’s Law Center Submits Letter to Archivist of the United States on the Status of the Equal Rights Amendment

Press Team | Press Release
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The ERA, Dead Before 50

Press Team | Press Release
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IWLC Brief Filed in Case Regarding Status of ERA

Press Team | Press Release
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Women’s History Month More Important Than Ever as Progressives Try to Legally Erase Women

Press Team | Press Release
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IWF and IWLC Applaud Virginia Attorney General’s Decision To Pull out of Misguided ERA Lawsuit

Press Team | Press Release

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