Do American Women Still Need an Equal Rights Amendment?The article discusses a new push for the ERA, but admits that the benefits are dubious.
We’re already living in Phyllis Schlafly’s nightmare.
When Phyllis Schlafly crusaded against the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s as a threat to all-American motherhood, she handed out freshly baked bread and apple pie to state legislators. She warned of a dystopian post-E.R.A. future of women forced to enlist in the military, gay marriage, unisex toilets everywhere and homemakers driven into the workplace by husbands free to abandon them.
The E.R.A., which had been sailing to ratification, failed. ...
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Living in Phyllis Schlafly’s nightmare