The Stealth Amendment
The Equal Rights Amendment may not have passed, but many of its principles seem embodied in the Fourteenth Amendment.
the source: “Constitutional Culture, Social Movement Conflict, and Constitutional Change: The Case of the De Facto ERA” by Reva B. Siegel, in California Law Review, Oct. 2006.
In 1982, as time ran out on the drive to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), supporters fought desperately to win over the necessary last three states. They appealed to the Supreme Court, sued in state courts,...