On Saturday, September 13, hundreds of activists gathered on the US Capitol lawn to call for full ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment as part of the “We Are Woman” Constitution Day rally. In case you missed it, we’ve got the photos to help you live vicariously through the people who didn’t. If you were there, you just might spot yourself!
The Equal Rights Amendment would, for the first time, create a constitutional prohibition on sex discrimination and give a constitutional “umbrella” for gender equality. That foundation would not only boost the fight to protect the gains we have won, but also add constitutional weight for proactive legislation that would defend Americans from sex discrimination going forward.
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