Parrish, Denise (2020, Zonta)

Parrish, Denise (2020, Zonta)

The Equal Rights Amendment was first introduced in Congress in 1923. It was introduced again and again each congressional session until it passed in 1972. Unlike most other constitutional amendments, though, Congress saddled this amendment with a deadline by which ratification by the states was to occur. The established deadline came and went without the required ratification by the required three-fourths of the states. Constitutionally mandated equal rights for women were declared dead.

But, not so fast.

Denise Parrish is a resident of Cheyenne. She is also the Zonta International District 12 Advocacy Chair and President of the Zonta Club of Cheyenne, an organization of active and retired professionals empowering women through service and advocacy.

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