From: Daily Voice
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The fight for women's rights is almost as old as our country. But the women who led the way and are still doing so, aren't always recognized for their accomplishments.
That's why New Jersey state Sen. Diane Allen (R-Burlington) is urging Congress to recognize women's rights heroine the late Alice Paul, a New Jersey native and longtime Ridgefield resident .
Allen is sponsoring a resolution -- that just passed the New Jersey Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee -- to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to Paul in recognition of her role in leading the women’s suffrage movement and in advancing equal rights for women. MORE