women's rights

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wom·en's rights

(wĭm′ĭnz)
pl.n.
1. Socioeconomic, political, and legal rights for women equal or equivalent to those of men.
2. A movement in support of these rights.
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wom′en's

(or wom′an's) rights′


n.pl.
the rights claimed for women, equal to those of men, with respect to suffrage, property, employment, etc.
[1830–40]
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at 197 (recognizing gender-based classifications subject to intermediate judicial scrutiny under Federal Equal Protection Clause).
In each of the reported decisions known to this author in which such a claim was considered, the zoning ordinance was viewed, explicitly (29) or implicitly, (30) as a content-neutral regulation of speech to be evaluated by the use of intermediate judicial scrutiny. While one of these courts brushed off the free speech claim fairly quickly and conclusorily, (31) the claim was taken quite seriously in two other cases.
In place of its stark rule, the flexible standard of intermediate judicial scrutiny should be adopted.

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