Equal Rights Association


Equal Rights Association
   Formed in Toronto, in 1889, to secure the disallowance of the Jesuits' Estates Act, and generally to oppose what was described as the "political encroachments of ultramontanism." Among the principal founders were D'Alton McCarthy, William E. O'Brien, and Clarke Wallace.
   Index: Md Grew out of agitation over Jesuits' Estates question, 289.

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