WOMEN: Eight-Hour Day

Women told President Coolidge last week what he should do so that posterity might rank his name along with Lincoln's.. The deed essential for such fame was his getting behind the proposed Lucretia Mott Amendment (giving women equal rights with men) and securing its passage by Congress. So said a delegation from the "National Woman's Party, guests at the Summer White House. State laws which "restrict the economic freedom of women" are objectionable, said Miss Gail Laughlin, lawyer of Portland, Me., first vice chairman of the Party. It took men long...

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