Unformatted text preview: Constitution for the United States of America.” It was we, the people; not we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union. And we formed it, not to give blessings of liberty, but to secure them; not to the half of ourselves and the half of our posterity, but to the whole people-women as well as men. The only question left to be settled now is: Are women persons? And I hardly believe any of our opponents will have the hardihood to say they are not. Being persons, then women are citizens; and no state has a right to make any law, or to enforce any old law; that shall abridge their privileges or immunities....
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- Fall '11