The case AGAINST the ERA – National Review

“It would bring disaster to the pro-life cause”,  argues the National Review

The United States of America could be mere weeks away from adding the first new amendment to her constitution in a generation, according to some liberal legal theorists and the mainstream media.

Remember the Equal Rights Amendment? In 1972, Congress sent the amendment, which declares that “equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex,” to the states for ratification. In short order, many states ratified it, but then Phyllis Schlafly and friends began warning their countrymen and countrywomen about all sorts of unintended consequences — from conscripting women into war to ending single-sex public restrooms — and ratification efforts ground to a halt…. more at


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