I think this would be a good day to remind so many about the importance of VOTING. Regardless of your party it’s a RGHT that should never be taken lightly.
A TRUE STORY EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW
Yesterday a dear friend sent me an email entailing this very important information about the importance of women voting. I am proud to say that in April, I celebrated my 30th year as a registered voter. To date I have never missed an election. Not that anyone is handing out perfect attendance certificates or anything, but if they were..well..ahem..that’s right.
Remember, it was not until 1920 that women were granted the right to go to the polls and vote. That is only a mere 92 years ago. I know people who have furniture older than that for god sakes!
The women who fought for our RIGHT to vote were innocent and defenseless. They were jailed for picketing the White House, carrying signs asking for the vote.
They were hell raisers with a cause and willing to do whatever it took to ensure that their…
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Did just that today in our local council elections. Of course, voting is compulsory here, if I don’t exercise my constitutional right I have to pay a fine.
voting is a privilege we have and I totally agree it is a right to be exercised.
A tale such as this is like getting hit with a bucket of water reminding me what I take for granted. I always vote and when I do I think of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton who marched and fought never seeing the vote in their lifetime. I will add this sweet lady who was also such a beauty to that eminent list. Nice reblog.
Amen, sister. Elections matter.