ERIC Number: ED255773
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
The Impact of the Equal Rights Amendment. Part 1. Hearings before the Subcommittee on the Constitution of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First and Second Sessions (May 26, September 13, November 1, 1983; January 24, February 21, March 20, April 23, and May 23, 1984).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Presented are eight congressional hearings on a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for women and men. The hearings focus on a constitutional overview; the impact of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) on private and parochial education, military law and policy, abortion policy, veterans' programs, the Social Security program, and homosexual rights; and defining discrimination under the proposed amendment. The text of the proposed legislation is provided. Testimony includes statements, prepared statements, and miscellaneous materials (newsletters, letters, reports, etc.) from U.S. Senators, Representatives in Congress, and individuals representing Cornell University, Hunter College, Harvard University, Rutgers University, University of California at Berkeley, Tulane University, Emory University, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, American Veterans Committee, Vietnam Veterans of America, AMVETS, University of North Carolina, National Endowment for the Humanities, Catholic University, Dickinson College, and various law firms. (YLB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Equal Rights Amendment