President Posthumously Pardons Susan B. Anthony

Pardon comes on 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment.

On Tuesday, President Trump announced that he would be giving a posthumous pardon to Susan B. Anthony. The pardon comes on the 100th anniversary of the 1920 ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. Susan B. Anthony was arrested in 1872 for attempting to cast a vote in the presidential election. 

“She was never pardoned. Did you know that? She was never pardoned,” President Trump exclaimed. “What took so long?” Susan B. Anthony is currently honored in the Capitol Rotunda in the Portrait Monument displaying three women who fought for the right to vote. She also was a staunch opponent of slavery. 

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the president to have wisdom on who best to pardon in the future.
  • That the federal government would honor those who worked to make the country stronger. 
  • That God would guide the president’s administration to assure equal rights for all.

Sources: Fox News, CNN, NPR


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