Why we oppose votes for men.

suffrage

From the book Are Women People? by Alice Duer Miller, 1915.

Why We Oppose Votes for Men

1. BECAUSE man’s place is the armory.

2. Because no really manly man wants to settle any question otherwise than by fighting about it.

3. Because if men should adopt peaceable methods women will no longer look up to them.

4. Because men will lose their charm if they step out of their natural sphere and interest themselves in other matters than feats of arms, uniforms and drums.

5. Because men are too emotional to vote. Their conduct at baseball games and political conventions shows this, while their innate tendency to appeal to force renders them peculiarly unfit for the task of government.

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4 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by The Femmetastic Feminist on April 6, 2013 at 11:56 am

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  2. Posted by sionedmair@gmail.com on April 5, 2013 at 9:56 pm

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