Woman suffrage by federal constitutional amendment, comp. by Carrie Chapman Catt : Stories, History
4. Protection from Inadequate Election Laws Demands It.
The election laws of all states make inadequate provision for safeguarding the vote on constitutional amendments. Since election laws do not protect suffrage referenda, suffragists justly demand the method prescribed by our national constitution to appeal their case from male voters at large to the higher court of Congress and the Legislatures. (See Chapters III and IV.)