The Women Voters Anti-Suffrage Party of New York drafted and gathered more than three dozen signatures for a petition to the US Senate. The petition mentioned the fact that the country was, at the time, mired in the tremendous crisis that was World War I. For the Senate to turn its attention away from this conflict and address ratification of a constitutional amendment on suffrage, the petition reads, would amount to an unnecessary distraction for the country’s men. The signatories urged the... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 2p.