Aug 8th, 2013
National Constitutional Center (NCC) Staff
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.
The Equal Protection clause of the 14th Amendment, in theory, extends equal application of the law to many people. But the struggle for equal rights has continued through the start of the Civil Rights era, to the failed attempt to pass an Equal Rights Amendment for women, to the current fight over same-sex marriages. …