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Summer Whitlach

on 4 January 2016

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Transcript of Equality

What is Equality
The state of being equal, especially in status, rights, and opportunities.
Is equality a law?
The Equal Rights Amendment was a proposed adjustment to the United States constitution. This can make gender equality a constitutional right. The amendment was first introduced to congress in 1923,but, it did not pass the House of Congress. In 1979, 35 states had approved it. But there had to be 38 states in order for it to be law. The 15 states that have not approved the Equal Rights Amendment are Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia,Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Utah, and Virginia. So no it is not a law, but it could be soon.
The benefits of the Equal Rights Amendment.
Positives of equality.

Equal Rights Amendment
By: Summer Miller
The Equality Rights Amendment provides various benefits. Here are some of them:

*All gender discriminating United State federal laws and US family court laws would be completely abolished, then,it would become illegal to show gender favoritism.

*The ERA would provide a clearer court standard for setting on cases of gender discrimination.

American citizen would legally have equal, civil, human and diplomatic rights from all types of discrimination. Without ERA, the Constitution does not guarantee that the rights is protected and equally held by all citizens.
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