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GOP: Remember who gave women the vote

Letter by Dan Carnrite, University Place on Jan. 14, 2013 at 10:41 am with No Comments »
January 14, 2013 10:44 am

I really enjoy the “Today in History” feature of The News Tribune.

On Saturday, we learned that on Jan. 12, 1915, the U.S. House of Representatives rejected a constitutional amendment allowing women to vote. The House was Democrat, as was the Senate.

In 1920, a constitutional amendment adopted by the House gave women the vote. The House was Republican, as was the Senate.

Funny, isn’t it, how Republicans are shamelessly attacked and lambasted as women haters? The White House is held by the political party waging war on women. Barack Obama just appointed or selected nothing but white men to run our current administration, while nearly every cabinet woman in the current administration has left or run out under this president and his white-male staff.

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