“Just like those who fought for the right to vote, who fought for good jobs, we
must have the courage to continue the fight for women’s equality.”
HOUMA, La. — Ravi Sangisetty, Democratic nominee for Congress in Louisianaʼs Third District, commemorated the 90th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment today.
“Itʼs hard to imagine there was a time in this country when women were barred from the voting booths,” Sangisetty said. “But because of the courage of the women who came before us, my wife and my sister have a say in who governs this country.”
Sangisetty said each generation of women made strides toward justice. “It was only twenty years ago when women werenʼt assured maternity leave,” he said. “Today, thousands of women are able to enter the workforce and help grow our economy because of the Family Medical Leave Act.”
Sangisetty said this generation owes it to our children to keep the spirit of the
“Just like those who fought for the right to vote, who fought for good jobs, we must have the courage to continue the fight for womenʼs equality,” Sangisetty said. “We need equal pay. Our mothers and grandmothers didnʼt back down from the challenge, and for the sake of our daughters and granddaughters, we canʼt
back down either.”
Ravi Sangisetty is a pro-life, pro-gun conservative Democrat. He has raised over a half a million dollars. Ravi is a business attorney in Terrebonne Parish, where he lives with his wife Sarah.