Equal Rights Amendment II (“ERA II”) to the U.S. Constitution: Full Text

Equal Rights Amendment II (“ERA II”)  to the U.S. Constitution

The final text of the “Equal Rights Amendment II” (or “ERA II”) to the U.S. Constitution reads as follows:

Section 1.  Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex, sexual orientation, gender, or choice of spouse or partner.

Section 2.  The Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article.