Posted on June 5, 2019 by jpheasant
HARTFORD – State Representative Robin Green (R-55) and her House Republican colleagues celebrated the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, which gave women the right to vote in the United States.
The Republican Party played a leading role in the Women’s Suffrage Movement. In 1878, Senator Aaron Sargent (R-California) introduced language in Congress that would eventually become the 19th Amendment. Sargent’s proposal was not initially successful, but following four decades of rejection…