On Constitution Day, Sept. 17, PAW asked six constitutional scholars: How would you amend the U.S. Constitution? Readers also responded, sharing their views in comments posted with the online story. Read more at

What amendment would I make to the U.S. Constitution? Gee, that’s easy: the Equal Rights Amendment.

We don’t even need to do any work, since we already have the amendment and it has been ratified by the required 38 states already. We just need to resolve that pesky timing issue and get it done.

Dennis Scheil *79
Princeton, N.J.