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Is It 1920, Again?

And what will your judge say? That this is your house. Your house and your children? What am I to you, Tom? What am I then in your house? Chattel?” (from Iron Jawed Angels)

What year is this? It’s 2020? Really? Are you sure? ’Cause it seems like it’s 1920, again.

Of course, 2020 is the 100-year anniversary of woman suffrage. After a 144-year struggle, women finally got the right to vote and to run for office. In…