Equal Rights Amendment: North Dakota Legislature Approves “Count Us Out” Resolution, Formally Notifying Federal Authorities That the State’s 1975 Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment Expired in 1979

The measure instructs that North Dakota “should not be counted by Congress…Archivist…any court…,” because its ratification “officially lapsed” In a first-in-the-nation move, the North Dakota legislature today gave final approval to a measure to formally notify Congress, the Archivist of the United States, and the federal courts that North Dakota’s 1975 ratification of the Equal […]

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