This post is contributed by LWVJ member carolyn Brown.
When I was a kid in early years of learning the saga of U.S. history, I had trouble understanding the meaning, relationship and difference between the words ”suffrage” and “suffering.” They sounded alike to me. Now, these several years later, I find myself similarly troubled to understand these two words in the lexicon of today’s society and challenges.
Suffrage: the right to vote in an election. Suffering: experienced pain, illness, injury, whether physical, psychological […]