Woman Suffrage: Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary on H. J. Res. 151 and H. J. Res. 153, April 19, 1910

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These speeches presented to the Judiciary Committee on woman suffrage were made by women active in suffrage, trade unions, and industry, and demonstrate the widespread appeal among women for suffrage.

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Страница 3 - 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 3 - 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. (2) Congress shall have power, by appropriate legislation, to enforce the provisions of this article.
Страница 34 - God be thanked, the meanest of his creatures Boasts two soul-sides, one to face the world with, One to show a woman when he loves her!
Страница 7 - That the best interests of Labor require the admission of women to full citizenship as a matter of justice to them, and as a necessary step toward insuring and raising the scale of wages for all.
Страница 9 - The Government exists for the people, and not the people for the Government ; the Government officials are the servants of the people, and the people are their employers.
Страница 8 - Resolved, That the American Federation of Labor at its convention at Minneapolis urges upon the members of the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives the duty of making a favorable report upon joint resolution 86, which provides for submitting to the Legislatures an amendment to the Constitution of the United States allowing women to vote; and "Resolved, That the American Federation of Labor urges upon all Members of Congress and Senators the duty of adopting said joint resolution; and...
Страница 7 - AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR. Mr. HOLDER. Mr. Chairman and gentlemen of the committee, I am not going to detain you but for a few moments.
Страница 5 - Congress, by a vote of two thirds of both Houses, did heretofore propose to the Legislatures of the several States for ratification an Amendment to the Constitution in the following words, to wit: — "ARTICLE XIII.
Страница 9 - ... Women have been disfranchised in our country long enough, and we now ask for that measure of providence that will constitutionally grant the right to vote to the women of our land. We believe that women are, and of right ought to be, free agents, free selectors, free voters. The law is no respector of persons. Women can not shirk their responsibility because they are women; neither should they be longer denied their normal citizenship rights and privileges because they are women.
Страница 4 - It includes the names of many judges of supreme courts, among them the chief justice and associate justice of the supreme court of Hawaii. It contains a long list of the names of persons engaged in various trades. It includes (from the 33 States classified) 7,515 professional people — lawyers, doctors, clergymen, artists, and others. A special writers...

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