Some 46 years since its first appearance before the General Assembly, Illinois has become the 37th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Following the House’s passage of the measure Wednesday, the country is now one state away from guaranteeing equal rights for all women.

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