Equal Rights

Equal rights can refer to:

  • Equality before the law, when all people have the same rights
  • Human rights, when such rights are held in common by all people
  • Civil rights, when such rights are held in common by all citizens of a nation
  • Women's rights, when such rights are held in common by both men and women
  • Equal Rights Amendment, a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that intended to advance such a condition for women's rights
  • Equal liberty

It can also refer to:

  • Equal Rights (motto), motto of the state of Wyoming, USA
  • Equal Rights (journal), a 1920s feminist journal
  • Equal Rights (album), a 1977 reggae release by Peter Tosh

Famous quotes containing the words equal rights, equal and/or rights:

    I’ll do anything to pass the ERA [Equal Rights Amendment], even if it means wearing babydoll nightgowns and padded bras, if that will make people less afraid.
    Joan Hackett (1934–1983)

    Whatever a person may pray for, that person prays for a miracle. Every prayer comes down to this: Almighty God, grant that two times two not equal four.
    Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev (1818–1883)

    Amid attempts to protect elephants from ivory poachers and dolphins from tuna nets, the rights of children go remarkably unremarked.
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)