On May 17, the Senate approved, by unanimous consent, a resolution (S. Con. Res. 103) honoring the contributions of women, symbolized by “Rosie the Riveter,” who served on the home front during World War II. Sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), the resolution calls on Americans to study, reflect on, and celebrate the stories and accomplishments of women who served the nation as “Rosies” during the war.
The resolution contains a number of findings, including: