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Source: Lucifer, the Light-Bearer
Source type: magazine
Document type: letter to the editor
Document title: none
Author(s): Buswell, M. A.
Date of publication: 24 October 1901
Volume number: 5
Issue number: 41
Series: third series
Pagination: 334-35

Buswell, M. A. [untitled]. Lucifer, the Light-Bearer 24 Oct. 1901 v5n41 (3rd series): pp. 334-35.
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McKinley assassination (personal response); McKinley assassination (investigation of conspiracy: Chicago, IL: criticism); Abraham Isaak; anarchists (Chicago, IL); assassination.
Named persons
M. A. Buswell; Abraham Isaak; William McKinley.
The date of publication provided by the magazine is October 24, E. M. 301.

Whole No. 888.

Alternate magazine title: Lucifer, the Lightbearer.



     M. A. Buswell, Whittier, Calif.:—I have been quite an admirer of Lucifer and the fearless stand its editor and his daugh[t]er have taken for woman’s emancipation from sexual bondage. I notice in the papers the attempt of the police to connect Brother Isaak and his associates with the attempted assassination of President McKinley. I don’t believe Brother Isaak, or his co-workers of “Free Society,” knew anything about the crime, or had anything to do with it, but the police and detectives have to make a reputation some way, and some one has to be a victim. Of course there will be a great outcry against anarch[y] but it will only make anarchy stronger. These poor deluded people, such as the man who attempted to assassinate McKin[l]ey, realize that something is wrong and strike blindly at what they conceive to be the cause. So long as woman is held in sex- [334][335] ual bondage such characters as these will be born, as a matter of course. The[r]e is talk of excluding the foreign anarchists from this country. Can the government stop assassins and criminals generally from being born [h]ere?
     When woman is free to bear children only when she desires them, and free to choose the father of her child whether he have a license from the government or not, then we may reasonably expect an end of assassinations, an end of lynching, an end of wars and of murders generally.
     Later I hope to order the Autobiography of the editor.



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