Are being quite young, very attractive, and an unmarried woman “bona fide occupational qualifications” for being a flight attendant?
Over the past eight months, pickets have endured extreme cold and heavy snow, then rain, heat and humidity, criticism from more conservative suffragists, attacks by mobs, and finally arrests and lengthy sentences in the harshest of prisons.
Debt-free and with their initial task happily accomplished, the National Woman’s Party can now move on toward their new goal of total equality.
“The suffrage having been given to you, it is not only your right but your duty to exercise it. You are false to your duty as citizens and as women if you fail to register and vote.”
Now that the fight over “Votes for Women” has moved from the State Legislatures to the courts, the process of dismantling the political machine that brought about the victory has begun.
In a very encouraging sign, a majority of the over 70,000 marchers in New York City’s Labor Day Parade this afternoon were women.
Just 26 days after becoming First Lady, Betty Ford has held her first press conference.
Despite a valiant try, the 1912 Ohio suffrage campaign is ending in defeat tonight.