The Equal Rights Amendment mandates equality between the sexes -- so why are some women against it?

Source: MarketWatch - View Original Article
Published: Jan 22, 2020
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79% Conservative


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92% "The Equal Rights Amendment has strong critics Yet the amendment has strong critics, who have long argued that a new constitutionally guaranteed right to abortion ..."
87% "It's a constitutional guarantee of women's equal status as citizens, Julie Suk, a professor of sociology, political science and liberal studies at City University ..."
86% "The ERA, which mandates equal rights for both men and women, received new life last week as Virginia became the 38th state to approve ..."
85% "Black women working full-time and year-round earn around 63 cents on a white man's dollar,""
81% "For example, with an Equal Rights Amendment, women would have a better shot at sex-discrimination cases in federal court, she said.""


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

92% : The Equal Rights Amendment has strong critics Yet the amendment has strong critics, who have long argued that a new constitutionally guaranteed right to abortion access.
87% : "It's a constitutional guarantee of women's equal status as citizens," Julie Suk, a professor of sociology, political science and liberal studies at City University of New York who studies comparative constitutional law, told MarketWatch.
86% : The ERA, which mandates equal rights for both men and women, received new life last week as Virginia became the 38th state to approve it, following Illinois in 2018 and Nevada in 2017.
85% : Black women working full-time and year-round earn around 63 cents on a white man's dollar,
81% : For example, with an Equal Rights Amendment, women would have a better shot at sex-discrimination cases in federal court, she said.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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