Women's group to push ERA in Mormon country

The National Organization for Women has launched an ERA Missionary Project in Salt Lake City, home of the Mormon Church, one of the chief opponents of the ERA.

"We know there is grass-roots support for the Equal Rights Amendment in Utah and in the Mormon Church," the NOW president, Eleanor Smeal, said. "We intend to uncover and organize that support."

The ERA has been ratified by 35 states. Three more states must ratify it by June 30, 1982, for it to become part of the Constitution.

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