JUDICIARY: Woman Without a Country

A Woman Without a Country

A U. S. war in which women of 52 are conscripted, given arms, drilled, regimented and sent to the front to fight, is hard to imagine. Yet a majority of the Supreme Court of the U. S. last week did imagine such a situation vividly enough to deny citizenship to an alien woman of 52 who declined to promise to bear arms in defense of the U. S.

Rosika Schwimmer was born in Hungary in 1877. She became famed as a pacifist. Her eloquence induced Henry Ford to undertake his Peace-Ship trip in 1915. Once, under Count...

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