How SCOTUS justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg accidentally scandalized Equal Rights Amendment activists

Feb 13, 2020 - Quartz

US Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a giant of jurisprudence with impeccable feminist credentials. Yet she upset some legal commentators this week with a statement about the Equal Rights Amendment, a proposed constitutional clause that was the subject of a vote in the House of Representatives today.

Ginsburg champions the ERA, which states that “equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.” The high...