Search Results ""Equal Rights Amendment""

Four amendments that almost made it into the Constitution

Posted 25 days ago.


This weekend marks the 42nd anniversary of congressional approval of the Equal Rights Amendment, which almost became part of the Constitution in the 1970s. But it wasn’t the only amendment that came close.

Five “unusual” amendments that never made it into the Constitution

Posted 1 month, 18 days ago.


If some folks had their way, a three-person tribunal, and not the President, would provide leadership of the “United States of Earth,” in a nation where divorce is illegal.

Congress, elections top concerns in Next 10 Amendments project

Posted 7 months, 2 days ago.


After months of online debate, thousands of National Constitution Center blog readers have sent a message: They want certain constitutional elements about Congress and elections changed.

Vote Now: A proposed Balanced Budget amendment to the Constitution

Posted 7 months, 20 days ago.


If you had a chance to support a new Constitutional amendment, which one would you choose? We’ve posed that question all summer and now it’s time for America to vote.

Next 10 Amendments:Do we need an Equal Rights Amendment?

Posted 8 months, 12 days ago.


Do we need a constitutional amendment to protect the rights of all people, regardless of race, color, gender, disability or sexual orientation? Let us know what you think as part of our Next 10 Amendments project.