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‘Mrs. America’ reifies relevance of ERA

Men and women polled by the ERA Coalition were asked to indicate the degree to which they agreed or disagreed with the statement:

Sophie Casey '20, Staff Writer

May 18, 2020

For me, “Mrs. America” is a gradually unfurling, forgone tragedy. I already know the ill-fated story of the fall of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). In the margins of a 10th grade notebook, I scribbled annotations on our country’s abiding inability to ensure equality on the basis of sex.  Given...

Equal Rights Amendment ratification fundamental to democracy

Men and women polled by the ERACoalition were asked to indicate the degree to which they agreed or disagreed with  the statement:

Sophie Casey '20, Web Managing Editor

January 3, 2020

I first learned of the Equal Rights Amendment as a relic of history. In the room of my sophomore American history class, I committed to memory not only the sequence of presidents and a timeline of war, but also our country’s inability to ensure equality on the basis of sex.  The Equal Rights A...

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