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1980, the majority supporting ERA had "vanished entirely." After the federal amendment died, many states that ratdied the ERA in the early 1970s-such as New York and Wisconsin-later reflected this collapse of popular support rejecting state Ems of their own. Public opinion in the states that rejected ERA, the authors conclude, "seems unlikely to shift in favor of the amendment in the near future."
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