joint resolution Progress
- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
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Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil LibertiesCommittee on the JudiciaryIntroducedMay 14th, 2015
- house Committees
Women still face many obstacles in the workplace and in society at large, so passing a constitutional amendment ensuring they have equal rights would help fix existing disparities at the federal and state level.
There are already plenty of federal laws on the books protecting women from being discriminated against because of their sex, and the Equal Rights Amendment already went through an unsuccessful ratification process.