Women's Equality Day: Are we there yet?
By WVFC on August 26, 2009
Women's Equality Day, August 26, is a holiday first proposed by Rep. Bella Abzug, to honor the anniversary of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, which women finally gained our hard-earned right to vote. At WVFC, we take the struggle for that day seriously; see Patricia Allen Yarberry's valentine to those Iron-Jawed Angels (published about a year ago). Below, we offer two very different commentaries for the day: first, a celebratory valediction from a rising Army leader, and then a reminder from 9 to 5 that we're not quite out of the placard stage yet. (Ed.)
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