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40 years later, the ERA is still not part of Constitution

Clip: 01/29/2019 | 8m 8s Video has closed captioning.

Forty years ago, Congress approved the Equal Rights Amendment, guaranteeing protection from discrimination on the basis of sex -- but it has never been ratified as a constitutional amendment. Now a campaign to ratify the ERA is gathering momentum, in part because of fallout from the #MeToo movement of the past two years. Amna Nawaz talks to Kate Kelly of Equality Now.

Aired: 01/29/19

Rating: NR

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