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Amendment 19th anniversary: Politicians Celebrate

Ninety years ago and to this day in commemoration of the 19th amendment, which the women have the right to vote. Here's the text content of the 19th amendment, which was ratified on August 18, 1920, by the Tennessee General Assembly: "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be rejected or summary by the United States or by any State on account of sex." Tennessee is the state of 36 to ratify, approve amendments to the provisions of three-quarters of the countries; changes passed since 24-year-old legislator Harry Burn changed his vote, at the urging of his old mother.

National Democratic Committee is celebrating with an op-ed in Politics bind recent achievement of legislative party in the historic victory for women. And group-affiliated unions Healthy Workplace using the occasion to attack Meg Whitman, Republican candidate for governor in California. Check out this headline in a news release: "A Celebration of Women's Suffrage and the tradition of protest from Meg Whitman who Dishonors's Voting Record." (Whitman did not choose the long stretches in his career he registered to vote in the 1980s, contrary to reports that said he did not sign up until the year 2002 ..)

On his Facebook page, Sarah Palin took the opportunity to support several new women candidates. He also posted on Twitter, "Who hijacked the term:" feminist "? A cackle of other women who want a rad crucify 2 w / that they do not agree on one single issue; it ironic (and outmoded)." This tweet is likely a reference to one of the campaign against him by the group EMILY's list of women or the New York Times this discussion. (For what it's worth, he returned with using English creatively to "laugh.")

There are also some non-political events around the country to celebrate.

Like the 14 changes had come to debate, it is also interesting to note that the suffragists was torn whether to support voting rights for black men.
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