Celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage by recognizing the efforts of the women who got us here

Last week marked the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which declares that “the right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.” …

The quest to fully realize America’s ideals is never-ending. That’s exactly as it should be.

Is there a phrase more beautiful, intentional, or aspirational than “a more perfect Union”?

Our Constitution’s preamble doesn’t promise to “form a perfect Union,” which suggests a one-time effort with a definitive end, but “a more perfect Union,” which implies constant striving, constant adjustment, constant commitment.

Every Fourth of July…

The link between the camera and civil rights

Frederick Douglass called photography a “democratic art.” In recent years, police interactions, particularly those with black Americans, have received significant attention — and video camera footage of those interactions has been given significant credit for forcing many Americans to reconsider black Americans’ experiences and the possibility of systemic injustice. The…

It turns out that writing an “about me” is much more difficult than I expected it to be, but here goes.

I am a conservative and a feminist. Although I have always believed in limited government, pro-market principles, it was not until the 2016 election season that I realized I…

She has not held statewide, federal, or executive office. And she has spent two years delegitimizing election results. This makes her ready to be one heartbeat away from the presidency?

Stacey Abrams thinks she should be the vice-presidential nominee for the Democratic Party this fall, and she’s going to make sure you know it. She’s been relentlessly and openly campaigning for the position for months, with a noticeable increase now that Joe Biden has become the presumptive nominee.

It’s been…

The Democratic congresswoman’s compassion is admirable, but removing barriers is better than handouts

In early February, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform held a hearing regarding the Trump administration’s proposed changes to poverty line calculations. During a discussion about the changes, which would affect the number of Americans eligible for food stamps, freshman Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) …

A NeverTrump conservative on how the Trump presidency changed her opinions of Republicans, Democrats, the media, and herself

Even as a NeverTrump conservative who thinks Donald Trump is unfit for office, I have to admit there are certain things for which I owe him thanks. His presidency has been both illuminating and catalytic, and it’s shaped my growth while strengthening my own convictions.

For example, I’ve previously admitted

Sarah Quinlan

Conservative • Feminist • @ArcDigi columnist • Formerly @RedState • “Because I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart”

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