Holly K. Audette: Equality should be earned by excellence, not appeals to gender

By Holly K. Audette

The Daily Advance

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Women are our newcomers, so to speak, in the world of politics. It took 50 more years after the Constitution was amended allowing black males to vote, that women were invited to be counted the same. It hasn’t been very long. The 19th amendment granting the vote to women was ratified in 1920. So for less than 100 years, we women have been able to legally influence who serves us in public office and what laws will govern us.

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Very well said,

Holly K. Audette.

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