[Excerpt] “I can state with some authority that two times fourteen is twenty-eight, flouting the stereotype that women are inept at mathematics and simultaneously framing my argument in favor of an Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). Though the Fourteenth Amendment' provides women with partial legal armament (a dull sword, a small shield), equal protection requires something twice as powerful in the form of a Twenty-Eighth Amendment that would expressly vest women with equal rights under the law. The Fourteenth Amendment has completed only half of the job.”
Tennessee Law Review
Ann Bartow, "An Equal Rights Amendment to Make Women Human," 78 TENN. L. REV. 839 (2011).
This Article was first published at 78 Tenn. L. Rev. 839 (2011) and appears here by permission of the Author and the Tennessee Law Review Association, Inc.