Time's Up

November 1977
National Review;11/25/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 46, p1344
This article presents the comments of journalists George Will and Garry Wills about the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendments in the U.S. Will says that the fundamental law of the U.S. is too important to change without broad support. He says that a few late-ratifying legislatures could pass a Constitutional amendment which at least three-fourths of the states in the country might disapprove. He thinks that passage of the vaguely worded amendment would result in lot of litigation. Garry Wills says that amendments can be rescinded even after they are ratified.


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