WOMEN: An Amendment

In Texas, where Governess Ferguson sits in the executive office or allows her spouse (the onetime Governor, who was a few years ago impeached and removed from office) to sit in her place, a movement was undertaken to restore to the gubernatorial spouse "full citizenship rights."

When the former Governor, James E. Ferguson, was impeached and removed from office, he lost the right to hold office in Texas. Recently, the Texas Senate passed an Amnesty Bill to restore this privilege to him. When the Bill got to the House, an opinion as to...

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