DECLARATION OF SENTIMENTS

We envision a world where social and economic justice exist, where all people have the food, housing, clothing, health care and education they need;….

July 12, 1998 In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the first Women’s Rights Conference in Seneca Falls, NY. Printed in the NOW Times, Volume XXX, No. 4, Fall, 1998

In 1923, on the seventy-fifth anniversary of the historic Seneca Falls convention, feminists led the demand for constitutional equality for women to win full justice under the law in order to end economic, educational, and political inequality.

Amendment XIX to the Constitution of the United States ratified August 18, 1920

“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.
Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.”