The nearly century-long battle to pass the Equal Rights Amendment
Columbia University Law professor Katherine Franke joins CBS News congressional reporter Nikole Killion to discuss the status of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). Initially proposed in 1923 and passed by Congress in 1972, the amendment would enshrine sex-based equality in the U.S. Constitution. Finally ratified by the required number of states in 2020, the status of the ERA remains an open question. Franke, head of the ERA Project at Columbia University's Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, explains the current roadblocks and additional steps required in order to have the Equal Rights Amendment officially added to the U.S. Constitution as the 28th Amendment.