ERA update

Title

ERA update

Description

Wanna know what's happening w/ERA ratification but afraid to ask? @ProfTracyThomas has a concise summary.
But if even that's too long, start here:

1. The deadline isn't required & it isn't binding & Congress can modify it.
2. Can states rescind? Unclear.

Q: Which states sought to rescind in the 70's?
A: Nebraska, Tenn, S.Dakota, Idaho & Kentucky.

In Kentucky, Lt Gov Thelma Stovall used her power as acting governor to veto the bill. Her reasoning:

Q: How many states had female governors in the 1970s?
A: 2

Creator

Daily Suffragist

Date

30/01/2020

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Daily Suffragist, “ERA update,” Daily Suffragist, accessed December 4, 2022, https://dailysuffragist.omeka.net/items/show/226.

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