Equal Rights Amendment Quotes

Equal Rights Amendment Quotes by Alice Paul, William Rehnquist, Betty Ford, Bernie Sanders, Patricia Ireland, Rosalynn Carter and many others.

I always feel the movement is a sort of mosaic. Each of

I always feel the movement is a sort of mosaic. Each of us puts in one little stone, and then you get a great mosaic at the end.
Alice Paul
Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.
Alice Paul
The Equal Rights Amendment would “turn holy wedlock into holy deadlock.”
William Rehnquist
Men and women shall have equal rights throughout the United States and every place subject to its jurisdiction.
Alice Paul
I believe the equal rights amendment is a necessity of life for all citizens. The cabinet sometimes felt that I shouldn’t be so outspoken.
Betty Ford
We are going to fight to pass the long over-due Equal Rights Amendment.
Bernie Sanders
When I started law school I was shocked to learn that our legal system traditionally had the man as the head and master of the family. As late as the ’70s and ’80s when we were fighting for the Equal Rights Amendment, states like Louisiana still had a head and master law.
Patricia Ireland
My greatest disappointment in all the projects I worked on during the White House years was the failure of the Equal Rights Amendment to be ratified. … Why all the controversy and why such difficulty in giving women the protection of the Constitution that should have been theirs long ago?
Rosalynn Carter
Almost 100 years after women secured the right to vote in 1920 through the 19th Amendment, we still do not have equal rights under the Constitution. My question for the GOP candidates: Do you support the Equal Rights Amendment?
Jane Fonda