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Why men shouldn't vote

It’s the 123rd anniversary of New Zealand women gaining the right to vote.

Apropos of this, Alice Duer Miller wrote in 1915:

Why we oppose votes for men: 100 more words

Politics

'Strong Women of Clydeside' for Doors Open Days: Join us for a guided walk & public art action on Saturday 17th Sept, 12.30- 3.30pm

Celebrating women’s roles in the 1915 Rent Strikes, the 1971 Upper Clyde Shipbuilder’s Work-In, and other recent protests – this guided walk and creative ‘happening’ employs humour, (temporary) graffiti, banners, and more!  700 more words

Women's' History & Protest On The River Clyde

Civil Rights ... god and nature NOT the government ?

just another rant …

I don’t know about you but I think of the Declaration of Independence as our social contract … right. Though if you listen to Republicans, it seems they missed that class, ignored it or prefer the archaic ideology beliefs of that time.  510 more words

United States

Women’s Suffrage and the American Presidency

On the 28th of August 1917, ten Suffragists were arrested for picketing in front of the White House in Washington, D.C. This marked one of the most dramatic points in the American suffragist campaigns. 626 more words

History

Women's Vote Can Change the World

My mother was born on November 12, 1899, just ten days too late to vote the United States legalized the vote for women. After 72 years of ridicule, imprisonment, forced feedings, and other forms of opposition to women gaining their full citizenship rights, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. 1,353 more words

Voting

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Today is Women's Equality Day. This blog says it all. Women's history. Voting Rights. And the Equal Rights Amendment which states:

Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.
  Ninety-six years ago today, women won the right to vote with the addition of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution. It’s now time for full equality. Women rights must be added to the US Constitution. Pass and ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

On this day: Women emerging

“White supremacy will be strengthened, not weakened, by women’s suffrage,” leader of the American women’s suffrage movement Carrie Chapman Catt argued for women’s suffrage in Mississippi and South Carolina in 1919. 59 more words

Happy Women's Equality Day!

From the beginning, women have fought an uphill battle for equality and rights in this country.

And, even today, the peak of the mountain still seems very distant. 270 more words

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