Women Still Not Fully Protected Under The Constitution

In a study, majority of the people think that women have constitutional equality. Not so, says the Star-Ledger Editorial Board, and they say, it’s “a shame”: “The last time most people thought about the Equal Rights Amendment granting women full protection of the Constitution, Ronald Reagan was in his first term as president, the USSR was still in existence and disco filled the airwaves. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), prime sponsor of the ERA now before the U.S. Senate, said most people think it was passed years ago. It wasn’t….”