Suffragettes led the way a century ago for the women’s right to vote. Courtesy/wikipedia.com
U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) issued the following statement on the 100th anniversary of the House passage of the 19th Amendment:
“A century ago, the United States took a critical step forward in women’s equality with the House passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote. Suffragettes waged a hard-fought campaign to secure their rightful and equal voice in our democracy and we owe deep gratitude to these women for their bravery and courage.
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