Tag: suffragist movement

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said this morning he will pardon Susan B. Anthony, a leader in the women’s suffrage movement, who was arrested for voting in 1872 in violation of laws permitting only…

One hundred years ago this month, women in the United States were guaranteed the right to vote with ratification of the 19th Amendment — secured by a 24-year-old Tennessee legislator’s decisive vote, cast at the…

A sea of white punctured the somber mood at Tuesday night’s State of the Union address when dozens of newly elected female lawmakers appeared dressed predominantly in white — the symbolic shade of the American…