December 9, 1909: American suffragist Alice Paul has been freed from London’s Holloway Prison!
December 8, 1913: A hundred banner-bearing members of the National American Woman Suffrage Association marched to the White House today and were cordially received by President Wilson.
December 7, 1913: No Sunday rest for National American Woman Suffrage Association National Board members or the 48 State representatives who are spending today busily planning what to say to President Wilson tomorrow at the White House. The meeting has become even more important amid a growing consensus that three days of testimony before the […]
“We call on all citizens of this country, and everyone globally who is repulsed by authoritarianism, to stand with us. Stand with truth.”
“You know, people, people often ask me why I choose the subjects that I do—and it’s really based on my barometer of anger. If something makes me very angry, that’s what I really want to focus on.”
Raising the issue of sexual harassment on the presidential debate stage was only the first step for the #MeTooVoter campaign.
December 6, 1913: Persistence pays! President Wilson has agreed to receive a NAWSA delegation at the White House in two days.
“Most companies don’t talk about issues like sexual violence because doing so risks inviting negative headlines and public criticism. But we feel it’s time for a new approach.”
About 200 organizations and 700 individuals filed 27 legal briefs in June v. Gee, an abortion case before the Supreme Court, on December 2. One brief—filed by the Feminist Majority Foundation, NOW, the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Women’s Law Project—showcases how TRAP laws, in a climate of violence and harassment against abortion providers, force clinics to close.
“His wrongdoing strikes at the very heart of our constitution,” Nancy Pelosi explained. “Our democracy is what is at stake. The president leaves us no choice but to act because he is trying to corrupt, once again, the election for his own benefit.”