94% of Americans Support The Equal Rights Amendment - ERA
The Equal Rights Amendment - ERA
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.
Ratification of the ERA by one more state will meet the constitutional requirement for approval by three-quarters of the states in both the US House and Senate.
The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) guarantees equal protection under the law regardless of sex.
One More State is needed to vote for the ERA in order for it to be ratified. To date, 37 of the 38 states needed have voted in favor of the ERA. States that have not voted yes for the ERA include: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Utah and Virginia Arizona can be that state.
Helps eliminate the pay gap. In the US, women earn 80¢ for each $1 a man makes. In Arizona, women earn 82¢ for each $1 a man makes. In the US, Black Women earn 63¢ and Latina Women make 54¢ for each $1 a man makes. nationalpartnership.org/research-library/workplace-fairness/fair-pay/americas-women-and-the-wage-gap.pdf 4-2018
Normalizes equity among sexes. Constitutionalizes Equity. Constitutionalizes "Equal justice under law."
Provides a legal and fundamental solution for discrimination based on sex.
Improves U.S. credibility globally.
72% OF AMERICANS MISTAKENLY BELIEVE THAT MEN AND WOMEN ARE ALREADY GUARANTEED EQUAL RIGHTS IN THE U.S. CONSTITUTION.
The Arizona Legislature is 40% women. This is the highest percentage in the nation.