The State of Nevada Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment… Decades After the Deadline

On March 20, 2017, Nevada State legislature ratified the Equal Rights Amendment (“ERA”) — decades after the Congressional deadline. Nevada’s belated ratification, if valid, brings the tally to 36, just two states short of adoption.   In 1972, Congress sent the proposed ERA amendment for consideration and ratification by the State legislatures, with a deadline […]