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Kate Sheppard: Pay Taxes Voice

Posted by admin on Sunday, March 10, 2019

Kate Sheppard Money Quote saying as a New Zealand suffragist that because women must obey the law and pay taxes, they should reasonably be expected to have a say in how they are affected by them. Kate Sheppard said:
 
If we have to obey the law, then we ask for a voice in the making of that law. If we pay taxes ... we want to have a voice in saying how that money is spent Quote
 

“If we have to obey the law, then we ask for a voice in the making of that law. If we pay taxes … we want to have a voice in saying how that money is spent” — Kate Sheppard

 
Born March 10, 1847 – Died July 13, 1934 (Her work led to New Zealand becoming the first country to grant women the vote in 1893)
 
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Sheppard pictured on NZ $10 Note, Issued in 1999 by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand
 
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