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Happy(ish) Women’s Equality Day!

TweetHappy Women’s Equality Day! And happy 94th birthday to the 19th Amendment!  Tweet
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Happy Women’s Equality Day!

TweetWomen’s Equality Day was designated in 1971 to commemorate the day the 19th amendment was ratified. Check it out below. You’d never guess the decades of struggle–against absurd fears of “petticoat rule” and patronizing warnings about the “burden of politics”–it took to win the right encapsulated in this short document. Click here for larger version. (Image via.) Tweet
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