Quotation by Angelina Grimké

...I believe it is woman's right to have a voice in all the laws and regulations by which she is to be governed; whether in Church or State; and that the present arrangements of society, on these points, are a violation of human rights, a rank usurpation of power, a violent seizure and confiscation of what is sacredly and inalienably hers—and thus inflicting upon woman outrageous wrongs, working mischief incalculable in the social circle, and in its influence on the world producing only evil, and that continually.
Angelina Grimké (1805–1879), U.S. abolitionist, suffragist, feminist, and author. Letters to Catherine E. Beecher, Letter no. 12 (1838).

From a letter dated October 2, 1837. Beecher, a prominent educator of women, was an anti-suffragist.
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