Sarah McKenzie

Lawmakers, activists push for Equal Rights Amendment


In honor of International Women’s Day, lawmakers and activists gathered at the state Capitol on Thursday to push for federal and state Equal Rights Amendments guaranteeing equal rights under the law regardless of gender.

State Rep. Phyllis Kahn, a DFLer who lives on Nicollet Island, is the chief author of a House bill calling for a state constitutional amendment ensuring gender quality in Minnesota.


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