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‘You really get personal about it:’ Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin takes his long Equal Rights Amendment struggle to Senate floor

April 27, 2023

U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland has been advocating for the Equal Rights Amendment, either in Washington or Annapolis, for more than 50 years. A vote on his effort to revive the amendment is scheduled for Thursday and, for Cardin, it’s long been personal. “My mother was a force in my family,” the 79-year-old Democrat said in an interview. “So many people I love are women, like my two granddaughters. I want them to have every opportunity.”

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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