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Jane Fonda leads ’80s workout video about exercising right to vote

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Jane Fonda returned to Washington, DC for her final Fire Drill Friday in the nation’s capital. She brought along famous friends including Joaquin Phoenix, Susan Sarandon, Martin Sheen and Amber Valletta. (Jan. 10)

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Jane Fonda is making another ’80s-style workout video — but this time, she’s encouraging viewers to exercise more than just their physiques.

In the video, posted to Fonda’s Instagram on Monday, the 82-year-old actress leads a Zoom workout with fellow celebrities Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom, Kerry Washington, Amy Schumer, Shaquille O’Neal, Vanessa Hudgens, Ken Jeong and Ashley Benson.

But instead of instructing them to just workout their muscles, Fonda also encourages them to exercise their right to vote.

“Hello, class,” says Fonda, dressed in red and black workout attire. “We’re bringing back the movement. We need you to be in shape for the upcoming race. I need you to be strong. I need you

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We honor women who went before us by exercising our right to vote | PennLive letters

This November marks 100 years of women exercising the right to vote. When I enter the polling booth, I’ll be thinking of my grandmother.

As a woman, she was disenfranchised and barred from participating in a process at the heart of our American democracy. Imagine how she first felt when she registered to vote, cast her ballot, and emerged from the polling booth as an equal participant to any man in the democratic process. Imagine her delight and immense pride to know her granddaughter, the first woman in Dauphin County’s history to serve in the Pennsylvania General Assembly, is continuing that glass-breaking legacy in the Commonwealth.

Pennsylvania, the birthplace of our American republic, is proudly called home for many suffragettes that won the crusade for the right to vote. Leaders such as Lucretia Mott, Daisy Lampkin and Carrie Burnham fought tirelessly, endured ridicule, and even faced prosecution in their campaign

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