Susan B. Anthony: Fine an Unjust Penalty

Posted by admin on Thursday, November 26, 2015

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Susan B. Anthony Money Quotation saying ‘NO’ in response to a judges fine of $100 for voting when women were not allowed to vote – so she was jailed by the government for that debt. A tax on feminism. Susan B. Anthony said:

May it please your honor, I shall never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty. All the stock in trade I possess is a $10,000 debt, incurred by publishing my paperThe Revolution — four years ago, the sole object of which was to educate all women to do precisely as I have done, rebel against your man-made, unjust, unconstitutional forms of law, that tax, fine, imprison and hang women, while they deny them the right of representation in the government; and I shall work on with might and main to pay every dollar of that honest debt, but not a penny shall go to this unjust claim
— Susan B. Anthony

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