by TAMMY BALDWIN, Emily's List
Forty years ago today, Congress took the first steps to add an Equal Rights Amendment to our Constitution - a step that was the culmination of efforts from countless dedicated activists demanding full social, economic, and political equality for women.
As we know now, though efforts were immense, the ERA has not been ratified. But I've introduced legislation to make a new attempt to pass the Equal Rights Amendment, and I'm proud to announce that Senator Ben Cardin is introducing the companion resolution to my House measure. [MORE]