'Lucy Stone, If You Please': The Unsung Suffragist Who Fought for Women to Keep Their Maiden Names

Women in the United States have more equality in the arena of marriage than any time in this nation’s history, yet we often forget the struggles it took to get here. If you are a married women and enjoy also owning property, thank the New York Married Women’s Property Law and if you want to keep your maiden name after marriage, thank Lucy Stone.

Elizabeth Vaz