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“The mothers’ pension bill is of special interest to women, and the human side of it as well as the economic value it possesses is sweeping the continent as a great wave. A moment’s consideration will convince any unprejudiced mind that it is far better for the state to support the mother and fatherless children and keep them together than for the children to be left to run the streets without care or control and thus soon become criminals, or for the children to be cared for in our institutions at the expense of the state.”
“Consideration for Women Is the Measure of a Nation's Progress.”
Nena Jolidon-Croake, U.S. physician, state legislator, suffragist
(1865 - 1934)