Margaret Sanger is in Brooklyn's Raymond Street Jail tonight, beginning a 30-day sentence for the "crime" of giving out birth control information.
With just six days left until a crucial vote in the Senate, William Jennings Bryan spent today at the Capitol lobbying hard for the one more vote suffrage supporters still need for final Congressional approval of the Susan B. Anthony Amendment.
Sixty-three of the sixty-four votes needed for final Congressional passage of the Susan B. Anthony Amendment have now been pledged!
Ethel Byrne's prison ordeal for the "crime" of dispensing information about birth control may soon be nearing an end - and have done enormous good.
Imprisoned birth control advocate Ethel Byrne's force-feedings continue, as do nationwide protests over her conviction and treatment.
Three thousand people cheered Margaret Sanger's speech earlier tonight at Carnegie Hall, as she called for the repeal or overturning of Section 1142 of the New York State Penal Code and all similar statutes.
A regular schedule of force-feedings is being drawn up by Workhouse authorities for Ethel Byrne, now serving a 30-day sentence for giving out information on contraception last October at the nation's first birth control clinic in Brooklyn.
Force-feeding of birth control advocate Ethel Byrne at the Workhouse on Blackwell's Island has begun, and will continue on a three-times-per-day basis.
Gloria Steinem got a standing ovation today at the National Press Club, and the fact that she was applauded by an audience in which women slightly outnumbered men was proof of how much things can change when feminists are determined to change them.