Clipped From The Charleston Daily Mail
Women Will Vote. will vote the November election in all the states of the union, Irrespective of -what may be the restrictions in state constitutions and in state statutes to the contrary, lor the adopion of tha Nineteenth amendment automatically removes every restriction that applies to woman There may be resMctions on voting, as there are restrictions on voting as they apply to men, and women will subject to exactly the same restrictions ! as th * mcn - no mor ar ' ! no lesi to he th? it. as know. If there are registration ia-rs which apply to men, tha Hws apply to as well, but they can not be made phcabln to tne one and not to the Consequently, could tho failure of tbo state to provide by law for registration of the woman prevent her Does not the law which automatically confers on her exactly the same right aa the man, also automatically confer on her the right, notwithstanding the omission in a state statute of a register- ivg provision, the right to register' 1 The amendment itself prn\idcfi that women shall iota the tarns as man tb/= statutes, jr regard to registration, speak only of man, under the inter- prepatlon of an amendment, as I the s'ipreme court of the United States m otlK-r oases, is not man Ho the the Mr. Wil- ^hioh woman an identical voter, the matter of sex having been eliminated entire!} The Now York Sun, WP think, i this point clear when it says Thii is f ' l S3 *lf-i" at Aailieht Of it-1 oÂ«rn ifrci--ct prciprio Mgoro--tha fir^t section oj tho Nineteenth amend mcnt estabhchos woman's right to Tots fjn ftn absoluta oquslit v,ith mun'3 right to \oio thrcnishoat t h o Lmtetl States, atMtaing in federal 3aM ?tÂ»t-Fi ronstitu. tion fit stato statutes to thfi lontrar. notv-ithstandmc. Thera is no need of enactment at 'Wa.sninffion or at an% state capital to srnci effwt to tho pnnojilo Â·ftt-teh 1ha self operative first Bftion em- both**! Frieral l9jilatj(~n staid les'ilation, loel ordinanrei may ba needed to peÂ» feet tho practical troiklni? of tha vetlv increased and -orÂ£idora.blv corrpliua.t-ed machmrt of snfrrags throughout tha uruon, DI:$ that is qui'H a diftcrant mat tef Thus the word "male" in states a*ituUons or in statutes as descripth voters;, has been wiped out, leaving: nothing remaining there but \otpr-- which now means both male and female.