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  •  14th Amendment (2+ / 0-)
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    lgmcp, sfbob
    [N]o state shall ... deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
    So, men and women have to be treated the same under the law, basically. Not as good as having the ERA, and certain Supreme Court Justices don't believe that application of the Equal Protection Clause is correct (Scalia and friends), but generally it ensures legal equality for men and women.

    "In an individual, selfishness uglifies the soul; for the human species, selfishness is extinction." -Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell

    by rigcath on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 12:54:16 PM PDT

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