Even Liberal Feminists Worry About Equal Rights Amendment, This Leader Says

The Daily Signal | 2/13/2020 | Staff
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Lawmakers are expected to vote this week, potentially Thursday, on removing the expiration date of June 30, 1982, for the Equal Rights Amendment. Proponents say the ERA would “enshrine equality for women” in the Constitution. Penny Nance, president and CEO of Concerned Women for America, joins today’s Daily Signal Podcast to discuss why she—and even some liberal feminists—want to see the ERA stopped. Read the lightly edited interview, posted below, or listen to the podcast:

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Rachel del Guidice: We’re joined today on The Daily Signal Podcast by Penny Nance. She is president and CEO of Concerned Women for America, the nation’s largest public policy women’s organization. Penny, thank you so much for joining us today.

Penny Nance: It’s great to be on with you, Rachel.

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del Guidice: Well, thanks for being here. So, in January, Virginia passed the Equal Rights Amendment, or the ERA. Before we get started on the nitty-gritty of it, can you briefly go over what the ERA is?

Nance: The history of the ERA is quite interesting. It was originally introduced in 1923 and Alice Paul was pushing it, and interestingly...
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