by Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/13/20, 01:28 pm
Democratic lawmakers want to void the expiration date of the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The original deadline for states to ratify the women’s rights measure was in 1982, but the U.S. House of Representatives voted on Thursday to reopen the approval process. Virginia lawmakers ratified the amendment last month, bringing the number of states that have approved it up to the required 38.