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Woman Suffrage Party of New York lists reasons why women should be allowed to vote

Woman Suffrage Party of New York lists reasons why women should be allowed to vote

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List of arguments for why women should be allowed to vote, including "Because women must obey the laws just as men do, They should vote equally with men. Because women pay taxes just as men do, thus supporting the government, They should vote equally with men. Because women suffer from bad government just as men do...Because women are citizens of a government of the people, by the people, and for the people, and women are people, they should vote equally with men."
List of arguments for why women should be allowed to vote, including "Because women must obey the laws just as men do, They should vote equally with men. Because women pay taxes just as men do, thus supporting the government, They should vote equally with men. Because women suffer from bad government just as men do...Because women are citizens of a government of the people, by the people, and for the people, and women are people, they should vote equally with men."

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05/12/2014

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Votes for Women! The Woman's Reason ...
circa 1915.Broadside, 1 page.
VOTES FOR WOMEN!THE WOMAN’S REASON.BECAUSEBECAUSE
women must obey the laws just as men do,They should vote equally with men.
BECAUSE
women pay taxes just as men do, thus supporting the government,They should vote equally with men.
BECAUSE
women suffer from bad government just as men do,They should vote equally with men.
BECAUSE
mothers want to make their children’s surrounding better,They should vote equally with men.
BECAUSE
over 8,000,000 women in the United States are wage workers and their health andthat of our future citizens are often endangered by evil working conditions that canonly be remedied by legislation,They should vote equally with men.
BECAUSE
women of leisure who attempt to serve the public welfare should be able to supporttheir advice by their votes,They should vote equally with men.
BECAUSE
busy housemothers and professional women cannot give such public service, andcan only serve the state by the same means used by the busy man – namely, bycasting a ballot,They should vote equally with men.
BECAUSE
women need to be trained to a higher sense of social and civic responsibility, andsuch sense developes by use,They should vote equally with men.
BECAUSE
women are consumers, and consumers need fuller representation in politics,
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