"Our fathers waged ..." Quote of Angelina Grimké

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Our fathers waged a bloody conflict with England, because they were taxed without being represented. This is just what unmarried women of property are now.
Angelina Grimké
Angelina Grimké (1805-1879), U.S. abolitionist and feminist. Letters to Catherine Beecher, letter #11 (1837). In a letter dated August 28, 1837, pointing out that because women were not permitted to vote, the single woman property- owner, with not even an indirect say (through possible influence on a husband's vote) in property tax policy, had no say at all.
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