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#OnThisDay in 1913, the first edition of "The Suffragist" was released. Started by NJ's Alice Paul, "The Suffragist" was the official weekly newspaper of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage. Read the first edition of "The Suffragist" here:
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On the 102nd anniversary of the "Night of Terror," let us remember the harrowing battles the Silent Sentinels endured for our right to vote. Though the path to equality is ongoing, their brave sacrifice helped advance us closer to a more just and fair society. https://t.co/2MY4ufDxWF NJWomenVote100 photo

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#OnThisDay in 1913, the first edition of "The Suffragist" was released. Started by NJ's Alice Paul, "The Suffragist" was the official weekly newspaper of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage. Read the first edition of "The Suffragist" here:
https://www.alicepaul.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/17_Suffragist_November_1913.pdf
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NJ Women Vote
"I saw Dorothy Day brought in. She is a frail girl. The two men handling her were twisting her arms above her head. Then suddenly they lifted her up and banged her down over the arm of an iron bench—twice"

- Suffragist Mary Nolan, Giving her account of the "Night of Terror" in Doris Stevens' "Jailed for Freedom"

On the 102nd anniversary of the "Night of Terror," let us remember the harrowing battles the Silent Sentinels endured for our right to vote. Though the path to equality is ongoing, their brave sacrifice helped advance us closer to a more just and fair society.
NJ Women Vote
NJ Women Vote
#OnThisDay in 1917, 33 suffragists from the National Women's Party were brutally beaten and tortured at the Occoquan Workhouse prison. Known as the "Night of Terror," the horrid events from this night are demonstrative of the enormous feat women endured for our right to vote.
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NJ Women Vote
Happy #WorldKindnessDay! Remember that KINDNESS is a girl's best friend.

Richelle E. Goodrich
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NJ Women Vote
"I vote because... our students deserve an equitable future."

Why do you vote? New Brunswick Middle School teachers Gabriella Mosco and Brandi Gustafson shared that they vote for their students.

Let us know why you're voting with the hashtag #WomenVoteWednesday!
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NJ Women Vote
#HappyBirthday Elizabeth Cady Stanton, an early pioneer in the suffrage movement! As both an orator and writer, Stanton devoted her life to women's suffrage. #FunFact Stanton's "Declaration of Sentiments," which she delivered at the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention, is thought to have launched the suffrage movement.