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Apparently Maine was concerned that passing ERA would allow for state funded abortions and allow for gay/lesbian marriage, but the opinion of the Maine Attorney General was that ERA would not support these rights. Reckitt, now Executive Vice President of NOW, recived a copy, but it also shows her ongoing interest in Maine pasing ERA.
Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)
National Organization for Women, "NOW memorandum on how ERA would effect abortion funding and gay/lesbian marriage" (1984). Lois Galgay Reckitt Papers Documents. 4.