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Women and the Constitution

In response to last week’s letter: “Part II: 19th Amendment Centennial 4,000 years and counting”:

It would be interesting to see the list of elevated women prior to the great religions. I found no references in searching the web. I did find in Greek and Roman society woman were lesser than slaves.

Judaism stresses that in the home a husband and wife are equal. Outside of the home was mostly dominate by men. However, the 4th judge of Israel was a woman, Deborah 12th century BCE, who maintained peace in Israel for 40 years. In reading the old and New Testament you find numerous women who are gre...


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