Definitions for "Equal Rights Amendment"
The 27th amendment to the U.S. Constitution it reads “Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex. The Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article.” To amend the U.S. Constitution three fourths of the states (38) need to agree on the amendment. North Dakota was the only state to ratify the 27th amendment in 1975. ertilizer - A substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates that is spread on and then worked into the soil to give it more capacity to support plant growth.
proposed constitutional amendment that promised women equal rights; narrowly missed ratification; amendments to the Civil Rights Act have probably produced the same effect its ratification would have had.
The proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the U.S. Constitution was intended to explicitly guarantee equality to all persons, regardless of gender. After passing in Congress in 1972, the amendment did not receive enough votes for ratification by the individual states, and was never signed into law.