NANCE: The Equal Rights Amendment Is The Dems’ Frankenstein Monster

The Daily Caller | 2/13/2020 | Staff
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The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is dead.

The Department of Justice announced as much in January.

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Even Justice Ginsburg, the “most prominent feminist lawyer in American history,” has said the ERA has missed its opportunity and proponents need to start from square one.

Still, House Democrats will play Dr. Frankenstein on Thursday as they try to resurrect the ERA monster. They’ve scheduled a vote to remove the 40-year-old deadline on the legislation’s ratification after Virginia became the 38th state to approve the amendment in January, sending hopeful politicians into a tizzy.

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Concerned Women for America (CWA) — the organization I lead — was literally founded to fight the ERA 40 years ago. Our founder believed women deserve fairness and equality under the law and was determined to oppose the ERA because it effectively writes us out of it.

The ERA proposes “Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex” and that “Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article.”

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While these words sound promising, in reality, the ERA is the ultimate legislative wolf in sheep’s clothing.

Adding an equality amendment based on “sex” can have a reverse effect on women’s progress impacting about 800 laws. Decades of legal gains, programs, and policy reforms aimed specifically at benefiting women could be challenged and taken away, such as: provisions in the Violence Against Women Act; programs such as Women, Infants, and Children (WIC); special protections in marriage, divorce, alimony, and child custody; accommodations for pregnant women in the workforce; spousal social security benefits; female protections on college campuses relating to safety, Title IX, scholarships, and admissions.

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Even worse, the ERA Democrats are trying to pass will be used as a trojan horse for the what-gender-will-I-be-today movement. This...
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