Trust Legislation: Hearings Before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Sixty-third Congress, First[-third] Session on Trust Legislation. February 9, 1914
U. S. Government print, Office, 1914
Anna Shaw antisuffragists Applause Asso Association Opposed ballot believe BENEDICT bill California cent Chairman and gentlemen CHANDLER citizens citizenship COLBY Colorado Congress Congressional Union constitutional amendment Crowning Constitution Argument CRYSTAL EASTMAN democracy Democratic Party DODGE DYER election electorate enfranchised EVANS favor Federal Woman's Equality feminism feminist fifteenth amendments fourteenth amendment franchise give Government hearing House of Representatives Illinois interest joint resolution Judiciary Committee ladies legislation legislatures majority Massachusetts MATTHEWS McCORMACK ment Miss BRONSON Miss CHITTENDEN MONDELL national matter NELSON nonsuffrage Opposed to Woman organization passed Passos platform political population President principle proposition qualifications question ratified Republican right to vote signed by Senators speak speaker STATEMENT statute suffrage to women suffragists TAGGART thing three-fourths tion to-day understand United States Congress United States Constitution VOLSTEAD voters Washington WILLIAM KENT Woman Suffrage Association women vote Wyoming York
Страница 52 - ... o'clock pm) AFTER RECESS. The committee reassembled pursuant to the taking of recess at 2 o'clock pm The CHAIRMAN. The committee will now go into executive session.
Страница 4 - SECTION 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. SECTION 2. Congress shall have power, by appropriate legislation, to enforce the provisions of this article.
Страница 5 - Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, (two-thirds of both houses concurring) : That the following article be proposed to the legislatures of the several States as an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States...
Страница 53 - Massachusetts Association Opposed to the Further Extension of Suffrage to Women (Mrs.
Страница 87 - Believing that the most efficient results under our system of government are to be attained by the full exercise by the states of their reserved sovereign powers, we denounce as usurpation the efforts of our opponents to deprive the states of any of the rights reserved to them, and to enlarge and magnify by indirection the powers of the federal government.
Страница 68 - What are the responsibilities of the- father? Well, that is his business. Perhaps the State will have something to say to him, but the free woman's concern is to see to it that she shall be in a position to bear children if she wants them without soliciting maintenance from any man, whoever he may be...
Страница 88 - No political dreamer was ever wild enough to think of breaking down the lines which separate the States, and of compounding the American people into one common mass; Of consequence, when they act, they act in their States.
Страница 87 - Were the laws of the Union to newmodel the internal police of any state ; were they to alter or abrogate at a blow the whole of its civil and criminal institutions ; were they to penetrate the recesses of domestic life and control in all respects the private conduct of individuals, there might be more force in the objection; and the same Constitution which was happily calculated for one state, might sacrifice the welfare of another.
Страница 87 - ... indispensable support, a necessary aid in executing the laws and conveying the , influence of government to the doors of the people. " The Union is dependent on the will of the State governments for its chief magistrate and for its Senate. The blow aimed at the members must give a fatal wound to the head, and the destruction of the States must be at once a political suicide.
Страница 16 - This method of settling the question by the legislatures is just as much in the line of States' rights as is that of the popular vote. The one question before you is, Will you insist that a majority of the individual voters of every State must be converted before its women shall have the right to vote, or will you allow the matter to be settled by the representative men in the legislatures of the several States?