LABOR: Abandoned Hope

In order to live and become part of the Constitution, the proposed Child Labor Amendment must be ratified by three-quarters of the States. By last week's action, the score of ratifications and rejections was:

RATIFIED-Arkansas, California.

REJECTED-8; Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, South Dakota, Delaware, Oklahoma, Kansas.

It is said that 28 States will reject it, although only 13 standing against it would be enough to prevent its ratification. Theoretically, States which have rejected it may still ratify it but practically the amendment seems doomed. (See LETTERS, Page 26.)

Senator Shortridge of...

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