Modern-Day Coverture Still Limiting Women’s Voices

Sian Leach Under the system of coverture, women were denied a political voice of their own, but as a nation we have come a long way since our founding. While we have moved beyond seeing women as perpetual dependents, we have not moved beyond the idea that women are not capable of making decisions regarding their own bodies. Coverture came over to the American colonies … Continue reading Modern-Day Coverture Still Limiting Women’s Voices