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March 29, 2013
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Not too late for ERA

The Nevada legislature has a unique opportunity to impact our nation in a very visible and positive way: ratify the proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the U. S. Constitution. That would show real leadership. First proposed in 1848 and finally submitted to the states for ratification by the Congress in 1972, the proposed amendment reads: “Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.” How can any thoughtful person not agree with that concept? To not agree means you believe women should not have …

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