By Avery Friedman, CNN Legal Analyst and Ursuline College Distinguished Visiting Professor in Constitutional Law
In 1920 women were given the right to vote.
In 1963 women were entitled by law to be paid in the same way men are paid.
In 1981, Sandra Day O’Connor became the first female justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
In 2007 Nancy Pelosi became the first female Speaker of the House.
Job and professional opportunities have never been greater. So why is it that – - after all this – - – 54% of women would rather be hit by a truck than be fat? (You read that right.)