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Cumberson explains to Addams that a resolution she created has been rendered null and void due to developments regarding the war.
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Dales hopes that Addams will use her influence to help pass an amendment to the Draft Law of 1917.
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Karsten tells Dales that Addams wants to send her request through the Woman's Peace Party's legislative committee who can determine whether or not to support the amendments to the Draft Law of 1917.
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A suggested amendment to Draft Law proposes that last or only children be exempted from military service and that men pursuing post-graduate study be exempted to preserve teaching and investigation.
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Cumberson updates Addams on the work of the California branch of the Woman's Peace Party.
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Park asks Addams to lobby Congressman Martin Foster to gain his support for a resolution on women's suffrage.
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Thomas asks Addams to support agricultural legislation to prevent widespread hunger.
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Addams tells Baldwin that Walter Fisher did not support efforts for conscientious objectors.
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Addams asks Congressman Dent to include exemptions for conscientious objectors in the Conscription Bill.
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Addams lobbies several Illinois state legislators to support the passage of a bill to limit women's labor to eight hours a day.
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Karsten tells McLaughlin that they have no information on the contents of the Espionage Bill.
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Baker tells Addams that he doubts they will be able to exempt conscientious objectors from service but hopes they can avoid the difficulties they had in England.
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Addams and Wald ask Parker to sign a letter to Woodrow Wilson calling for the maintenance of democratic institutions during war time.
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Baker thanks Addams for her letter on conscientious objectors and promises that it will be reviewed by Congress as they make decisions.
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Tumulty informs Addams that her issues with the Espionage Bill will be brought to the attention of Wilson.
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Addams calls Wilson's attention to a congressional bill on espionage which she believes threatens the freedoms of US citizens.
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Cumberson regrets being unable to attend the Peace Conference in the city but has been encouraging people to write the President about the impending war and informs Addams that her physical education bill has been met with support.
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Karsten sends Hunter a copy of a congressional bill which repeals the draft section of army legislation.
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Hunter commends Addams for her success in social work thus far and urges her to keep fighting for the rights of young soldiers and their mothers.
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Lane discusses a new congressional bill re referendum on entering war.
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Thomas discusses the formation of the Emergency Peace Committee and points discussed at the meeting.
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The American Union Against Militarism requests that members of the Woman's Peace Party inform politicians about alternatives to war given by Bryan.
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Adelswärd addresses the issue of territorial annexation.
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Karsten sends Webb debate materials and asks her to help fight to keep military training out of California schools.
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Addams argues that the House should pass the Susan B. Anthony Amendment that would grant women the right to vote.
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Addams endorse Woodrow Wilson in the 1916 election because of his track record of respect for providing individuals with opportunity.
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Karsten informs Meyer that she received his letter addressed to Addams, and expresses her hope that she will be forwarded copies of the hearing Meyer is attending before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
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Mackie advises Sharpless about how conscription worked in New Zealand and is concerned about efforts to start it in Pennsylvania.
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La Follette reports getting Thomas's telegram and is hopeful that Congress may support a Resolution gathering neutral nations for world peace.
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Members of the American Association for Labor Legislation asks Sharpe to donate to their campaign for labor legislation in Pennsylvania.

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