” I was proud to be an original cosponsor of the Violence Against Women Act when Congress passed it in 1994, and was proud to support the previous renewals in 2000 and 2005. These bills always enjoyed large, bipartisan support. “


” The proposal that men and women should be treated equally under the law is hardly a controversial concept. “


” While men’s rights are guaranteed by specific language in the Constitution, women’s equal rights aren’t mentioned. “


” The only way to ensure equality for women is to clearly declare it in our Constitution. “


” We cannot ensure that women will be free of discrimination in the workplace and everywhere as long as women are not universally defended under our Constitution. As it stands now, the equal rights of women are subject to interpretation of law. That is a risk our mothers, sisters and daughters cannot afford. “


” Women deserve the same permanent rights and explicit protections given men in the Constitution. “



All 6 Carolyn Maloney Quotes about Women in picture


I was proud to be an original cosponsor of the Violence Against Women Act when Congress passed it in 1994, and was proud to support the previous renewals in 2000 and 2005. These bills always enjoyed large, bipartisan support.
The proposal that men and women should be treated equally under the law is hardly a controversial concept.


While men
The only way to ensure equality for women is to clearly declare it in our Constitution.
We cannot ensure that women will be free of discrimination in the workplace and everywhere as long as women are not universally defended under our Constitution. As it stands now, the equal rights of women are subject to interpretation of law. That is a risk our mothers, sisters and daughters cannot afford.
Women deserve the same permanent rights and explicit protections given men in the Constitution.
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