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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.
The Organ Mountains to the east of Las Cruces. Courtesy/wikipedia.com
From the Office of U.S. Sen. Tom Udall:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Tom Udall joined fellow New Mexicans Monday in celebrating the five-year anniversary of the proclamation signed by President Barack Obama to designate the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks in southern New Mexico as a national monument – the culmination of years of work from the local community.
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