#GAReads | No, equal rights for women aren’t in the Constitution. Could Rep. Speier change that?

by US Department of Labor (Working Families Summit) [public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

by US Department of Labor (Working Families Summit) [public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

"No, equal rights for women aren’t in the Constitution. Could Rep. Speier change that?":

Rep. Jackie Speier wants to complete the fight for women's equality that began almost 100 years ago in the U.S. — and she thinks this is a good year to try it.

Women in Rwanda, Iceland, Vietnam and 131 other nations have constitutionally guaranteed equal rights, but American women do not, and activists have been pushing for decades for passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Read Heidi M. Przybyla at USA Today here…