KTTN News: Missouri could play pivotal role in advancing the Equal Rights Amendment

A proposal before Missouri lawmakers would place the country on the threshold of incorporating the Equal Right Amendment into the U.S. Constitution.

Democratic state Senator Jill Schupp of Creve Coeur is sponsoring the plan to ratify the legislation on the state level. She says passing the amendment into law is important because its language provides the framework for other gender-based legislation.


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If Missouri were to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, it would be the 36th state to do so. 38 are needed to incorporate the measure into the U.S. Constitution.

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