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Montana Started Electing women Before National Suffrage

On this day in 1916 Jeannette Pickering Rankin (1880-1973) of Montana is elected the first woman to the US House of Representatives and the first…

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The Statue of Liberty Mother of Exiles

On this day in 1886, US President Grover Cleveland presides over ceremonies dedicating the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor. Proceedings included a large…

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Title IX

On this day in 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, prohibiting sex discrimination in federally funded education programs and activities, is…

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Police Find 3 Women Who Were Held Captive For 30 Years (VIDEO)

Thursday, British police arrested a couple under the suspicion that they were holding three women as slaves for 30 years. police didn’t give much information…

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Gillibrand To McCain On Military Sexual Assault: He was wrong then and he's wrong now (VIDEO)

New York Senator (D) Kirsten Gillibrand took John McCain to task for not supporting her bill that would remove sexual assault cases in the military…

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A Rape Victim's Sentence: 200 Lashes or 18 Years?

People are scandalized and gasping in horror at the story of the Saudi woman sentenced to 200 lashes in September for being raped.  The government’s…

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