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UK to Consider Pardons for Convicted Suffragettes

Britain will consider pardons for suffragettes convicted during the struggle for women's right to vote, the interior minister said Tuesday, a century to the day since some female voters were allowed to go to the polls.   Home Secretary Amber Rudd said she would “take a look at” the cases of women who were prosecuted during the pro-suffrage campaign more than 100 years ago.   Tuesday marks the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act, which extended voting...

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