Stories of Downeast Women Working for Equality and Enrichment of their Communities

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Originally published on July 14, 2016 in the Bangor Daily News

“In 1868, Congress passed the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution guaranteeing equality for all before the law. One central issue since that time has been the enfranchisement of women and their full participation and representation in politics—all the way to the highest office in the country.”

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