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In under a minute, Refinery29 reminds us how long it took for women to gain some very basic rights in the USA. Did you know that single women couldn’t get approved for a credit card until 1974?
What about full inclusion in the US Constitution? We are still waiting for that! All the “rights” granted to women through statute, court decision or Executive Order can all be easily reversed. Women are not protected by the Constitution except for voting. We need to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to insure that women are protected by the Constitution.
I could’ve lived without the serving on a jury one….
Until you have to be tried by a jury of your peers and there are no women on it.
Seeing as how I had a credit card when I was in college (graduated, B.A. 1973) I don’t find this very credible over all. Also, are they talking just federal law? Things were mostly state by state. For example, abortion was legal through week 24 in 1970 in the State of New York. So girls from all over went to New York.
i’ve been tried many times, by many foolish, terrible men, alcoholics, drug addicts, criminals, bigots, chauvinists, greedy, arrogant, jerks,
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