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Voting rights are still under attack ... a reminder repost

It’s hard to believe: voting rights are still under attack.In this past election, millions waited hours to vote and faced confusing voter ID laws that made it difficult to exercise their most… 232 more words

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WOMEN'S FRANCHISE LEAGUE

Hawkes Bay Herald, 20 April 1893

There are some ladies in Auckland who have banded themselves together under the style and title of the Women’s Franchise League, but judging from some recent performances they are hardly likely to further the cause of woman suffrage. 298 more words

Newspapers

Suffrage is not the Same Thing as Suffering

Don’t sign a petition if you don’t know what the words mean.  Good grief.

Politics

“We Wish Each and all a Happy, Prosperous New Year, and That Men of all Races Will Strive to Make the World Better”

Each New Year offers a valuable opportunity to consider the future and make resolutions. What if we also took a brief moment to reflect on the past? 219 more words

The Children's Book, A.S. Byatt

Finally. Finished. I was worried about this book from the start as it was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, and I quite regularly don’t enjoy Booker Prize winners.   1,255 more words

Book Review

The Women Who Ran (for Office)

The Women’s Suffrage movement in the United States fought for the legal right of women to vote. Like the abolitionist’s fight to end slavery and the temperance movement’s fight against alcohol consumption, the Women’s Suffrage movement was a decades long fight. 119 more words

Civics 102

The worker’s husband

Front text:

The worker’s husband.

Lady Canvasser. Have you a vote, Mr. Brown?

Loafer. ‘Course I got a vote, and shall have so… 302 more words

Artists' Suffrage League