BRITISH EMPIRE: Parliament's Week: Mar. 2, 1925

COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations)

House of Commons:

¶ Lady Astor spoke in favor of a motion to permit British women married to aliens to retain their British nationality. Said she:

"Women are intensely partiotic, and it is hard because a woman is married to an alien that she has to give up that which is very dear to her. Woman has always been inconvenient, but she is an inconvenient necessity or she would never have been introduced into the Garden of Eden [laughter], and woman will become more inconvenient if the law of...

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