Women's Freedom League banner, 1908
HLRO HC/SA/SJ/3/1


PROCLAMATION.
Whereas
the nation depends for its progress and existence upon the work and services of women as well as of men;
Whereas
the State is organised for the mutual protection and co-operation of all its citizens, women as well as men;
Whereas
the Government conducts the national business by means of taxes levied upon women as well as men;
Whereas
the women of the Nation have made clear their need for political rights, and their desire to posses the Parliamentary Vote;
[Wh]ereas
working women, and women in the home, are in especial need of the protection of the Vote since legislation is interfering more and more with their interest;
  the
[WOME]N'S FREEDOM LEAGUE
  calls upon the Government to remove the sex disability which deprives qualified women of their just right of voting in the Parliamentary elections, and
DEMANDS
  the immediate extension of the Franchise to Women on the same terms as it is, or may be enjoyed by men.
  The Nation can never be free until the law recognises and establishes
VOTES FOR WOMEN
THE DEMAND IS JUST.
THE REFORM INEVITABLE.
DELAY IS UNWISE AND UNJUST.
Therefore
in the Name of Liberty and Humanity the Women's Freedom League claims the Vote
THIS SESSION.
W. CONQUEST & Co. PRINTERS. TOTTENHAM.

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