She said it: Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (http://teachpol.tcnj.edu /amer_pol_hist/thumbnail187.html, public domain)
Elizabeth Cady Stanton (http://teachpol.tcnj.edu/amer_pol_hist/thumbnail187.html, public domain)

When we consider that women are treated as property, it is degrading to women that we should treat our children as property to be disposed of as we see fit.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1815-1902, American suffragist & abolitionist