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From left, Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association members Kathleen Pablo and Nancy Sargeant wear sashes that honor the suffragists who fought to ratify the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.

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The Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association held a viewing of the 2004 film “Iron Jawed Angels” directed by Katja von Garnier on Wednesday, Aug. 26 at Gunston Hall in Lorton. The 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote was ratified on this day 95 years ago in 1920. The date is designated as Women’s Equality Day.

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