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Thousands march in Springfield, Ill., on May 16, 1976, to support the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment. Six years later, the amendment's June 30 deadline passed without ratification. Only 35 states, three short of those necessary, endorsed it.

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Thousands march in Springfield, Ill., on May 16, 1976, to support the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment. Six years later, the amendment's June 30 deadline passed without ratification. Only 35 states, three short of those necessary, endorsed it.