Backers who contend the Equal Rights Amendment is now part of the U-S Constitution, despite court cases and ongoing debate in Congress, rally in the Minnesota Capitol Rotunda this morning (11am) as state lawmakers open their 2022 session.
“We will not let a technicality stand in our way…. We declare this the ‘Equality Session,” right? Yes. That’s what we’re here for.”
…long-time E-R-A advocate, former state Representative Betty Folliard. There’s a state House hearing tomorrow (Tues) on a bill to align Minnesota laws with the E-R-A, and backers say Minnesota should have its own Equal Rights Amendment in its constitution. Senate Republicans have declined to comment.