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Apathy is not an American institution

 

Last updated 8/19/2020 at 12:16pm

By Betsy Huber 

President, National Grange

August 18th marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, which gave women the right to vote across the country and enfranchised nearly 50 percent of the U.S. population. A century later, voting is as – if not more – important than ever before. 

For the Grange, founded more than 150 years ago, equal voice and vote for women was baked into our structure from day one. Our founders believed that women were necessary in the longevity of our organization and "much like the farm, both men and women are needed to succeed" in all facets of life...



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