equality equality  /ɪ ˈkwɑ lə ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status
  2. (n) a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. THE American woman's fight for equality under the law began even as the Continental Congress was hammering the nation into shape.
  2. He led a mass struggle for racial equality that doomed segregation and changed America forever.
  3. Bernat Armangue AP By now, no one should be surprised by Zapatero's commitment to gender equality.

News

  1. Equality Florida blasts Rubio's 'bigoted' comments on gay issues

    Equality Florida issued a sharp rebuke of Sen. Marco Rubio for recent comments on gay issues.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: St. Petersburg Times Blogs

  2. Equality Illinois gears up for 2014 election fight

    Advocacy group Equality Illinois says it's getting ready to launch a $500,000 effort to promote gay marriage ahead of the 2014 election.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WPSD Local 6 Paducah

  3. Marriage Equality USA gets OK for Fresno City Hall rally

    Marriage Equality USA can hold a rally outside Fresno's City Hall when the U.S. Supreme Court rules on California's ban of same-sex marriage.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Fresno Bee

Quotes

  1. Coakley called it a "landmark decision" and "an important step toward achieving equality for all married couples in Massachusetts."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Martha Coakley Source: The Associated Press

  2. "Let's honor the conscience of those who disagree with abortion, and draft a sensible conscience clause, and make sure that all of our health care policies are grounded in clear ethics and sound science, as well as respect for the equality of...
    on May 17, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: LifeNews.com

  3. In a speech in which he confirmed that he will be coming to Britain on a four-day visit in September, the Pope said: "Your country is well known for its firm commitment to equality of opportunity for all members of society. Yet, as you have rightly...
    on Feb 1, 2010 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Times Online

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