AP / Hassan Ammar
118 years after New Zealand kicked off this dangerous trend, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has decided to allow women to vote and run in municipal elections as soon as 2015. (more)
AP / Bela Szandelszky
Our one-woman panel prepares in good spirit to hand out the Equal Rites Awards to all those who did their best to do the worst for women in the past year. The envelopes please.
And so we rise to celebrate Aug. 26, the 90th anniversary of the day American women finally won the right to vote.
Once more we prepare to honor our foremothers by celebrating the anniversary of the passage of women’s suffrage. Each year, in advance of Aug. 26, our one-woman committee gathers to hand out the Equal Rites Awards to those stalwarts who have done the most in the past year to set back the cause of women.
Hillary Clinton must have the opposition running scared if the latest strategy to derail her campaign is to deny women the right to vote.
The columnist honors the anniversary of women’s suffrage by recognizing those who have done their worst to turn back the clock on women’s rights.
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