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  Phyllis Schlafly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Schlafly was christened Phyllis McAlpin Stewart and raised as a Roman Catholic in St.
In 2006, Schlafly provided an interview which appeared in the March 30 New York Times in which she attributed improvement in women's lives during the last decades of the twentieth century not to feminism, but to labor-saving devices such as the indoor clothes dryer and paper diapers.
Schlafly was successful in organizing a grassroots campaign to oppose further states' ratifications, however, and in 1979, the amendment was narrowly defeated, having only been passed in 35 states.
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 Talk:Phyllis Schlafly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Phyllis Schlafly was saying that child custody and sex crimes should be under the jurisdiction of the states, not Congress.
Schlafly is a lawyer, and always made clear that given the appropriate legistlation or court ruling ERA could lead too, such and such.
I'm a critic of Phyllis Schlafly, but she never made a career of attacking gay people, and the sexual orientation of her son does not seem to be a big element in her career, unless you think she was an antigay crusader, which she was not.--Cberlet 16:48, 18 September 2005 (UTC)
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 Phyllis Schlafly Lifts the Veil on Feminist Fantasies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Schlafly is best known for her ten-year battle against the Equal Rights Amendment, an amendment that she asserted was an attempt to "abolish all of the differences between men and women." and turn a sex neutral Constitution into a feminized one.
Schlafly to the third feminist fantasy: namely that there is more fulfillment in the workforce reporting to a boss than at home with a husband and child.
Schlafly's central message is that women today should look ahead and plan their lives realistically because they cannot have it all as the feminists have so loudly advertised.
www.massnews.com /2003_Editions/5_May/052103_mn_phyllis_schlafly_lifts_the_veil.shtml   (782 words)

 Phyllis Schlafly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Schlafly, Phyllis (1924-), American author and political activist, known for her opposition to the women's liberation movement.
After his election, Schlafly worked in a bank as a librarian and researcher, but she remained active in politics and was a delegate to many Republican national conventions.
Schlafly opposed the ERA because it would require women to serve in combat, and because she believed it would take away legal rights of wives and would negatively influence family life.
www.distinguishedwomen.com /biographies/schlafly.html   (274 words)

 Townhall.com :: Columnists :: Phyllis Schlafly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Schlafly is a lawyer and served as a member of the Commission on the Bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution, 1985-1991, appointed by President Reagan.
Schlafly is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Washington University, received her J.D. from Washington University Law School, and received her Master's in Political Science from Harvard University.
Phyllis Schlafly is America's best-known advocate of the dignity and honor that we as a society owe to the role of fulltime homemaker.
www.townhall.com /opinion/contributors/phyllisschlafly.html   (718 words)

 PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Phyllis Schlafly is a lawyer, conservative political analyst and the author of "The Supremacists." She can be contacted by e-mail at phyllis@eagleforum.org.
Phyllis Schlafly has been a national leader of the conservative movement since the publication of her best-selling 1964 book, "A Choice Not an Echo." She has been a leader of the pro-family movement since 1972, when she started her national volunteer organization, now called Eagle Forum.
Schlafly is a lawyer who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to serve as a member of the Commission on the Bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution 1985-1991.
www.copleynews.com /1cns/features/PSchlafly/PhyllisSchlaflyContents.htm   (2721 words)

 FrontPage magazine.com :: Breaking Through the (Feminist) Glass Ceiling by Joseph J. Sabia
Schlafly is best known for her successful campaign to defeat the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s and 1980s.
Schlafly was kind enough to sit down for an interview with me during her stay in Ithaca, New York.
Schlafly: Christina Hoff Sommers is in academia and nobody in academia has got the nerve to say “I am not a feminist.” So, she has tried to construct this notion that there are good kinds of feminists and bad kinds of feminists, which I don’t agree with.
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 People For the American Way - Eagle Forum
Schlafly has championed “traditional family values,” such as women staying home to care for their children, and has raised 6 children in addition to writing or editing 20 books, earning a Master’s in Political Science in 1945 from Harvard, and spearheading national campaigns for over thirty years.
Schlafly is also a lawyer and served as a member of the Commission on the Bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution, 1985-1991, appointed by President Reagan.
Schlafly takes credit for defeating the Equal Rights Amendment, and her anti-feminism efforts made her a household name in the Equal Rights Amendment battle in the 1970’s; She was responsible for popularizing the misconception that if the ERA was passed, separate bathrooms for the sexes would be illegal.
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 The New Yorker: PRINTABLES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Schlafly had no real organization to speak of, just a monthly newsletter that she mailed to a few thousand supporters, and it was there that she laid out her case against the amendment.
American women, she wrote in the Phyllis Schlafly Report, were blessed to live in a country where Christian traditions of chivalry still held—“a man’s first significant purchase (after a car) is a diamond for his bride”—and where free enterprise was continually improving life for the weaker sex.
Schlafly never really explained this turn in her political life, and she didn’t seem to feel that any explanation was required.
www.newyorker.com /printables/critics/051107crbo_books   (2250 words)

 Boston.com / News / Nation / At 80, Schlafly is still a conservative force
Schlafly, who has attended every GOP convention since 1952, was sitting with her Missouri delegation on Tuesday night, wincing as a band played one of the evening's many soulful, deafening tunes.
John Schlafly, 53, the eldest of her six children, acknowledged he is gay in 1992.
Since then, Phyllis Schlafly -- who believes homosexuality is wrong, because all sex outside marriage is wrong -- has had to publicly square her vehement opposition to gay rights with her son's sexuality.
www.boston.com /news/nation/articles/2004/09/02/at_80_schlafly_is_still_a_conservative_force   (473 words)

 Phyllis Schlafly - dKosopedia
Phyllis was dedicated to the defeat of the Equal Rights Amendment.
Phyllis still works with the Eagle Forum and writes a weekly column distributed at Town Hall and various other rightist outfits, but she is essentially a creature of another era, not in tune with the loud and barbaric theatrics of, say, Ann Coulter.
One of the more embarrassing moments of Phyllis' supermoral career was when Michelangelo Signorile outed her son John in 1992.
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/Phyllis_Schlafly   (366 words)

 Townhall.com Book Service: Phyllis Schlafly and Grassroots Conservatism by Donald T. Critchlow
For many, Phyllis Schlafly is nothing less than the symbol of the conservative movement, and a true feminine hero.
He discloses little-known details of Schlafly's courage, determination, and perseverance in the face of enormous obstacles, and reveals the true extent of her largely unappreciated role in stimulating the grassroots activism that has transformed the American political landscape.
In the course of this fascinating story he explains much about Schlafly, including her initial aspirations and how she became a political activist; why she never abandoned the GOP even when it seemed to waver on feminism; how she was able to attract so much grassroots support; and much more.
www.thbookservice.com /products/BookPage.asp?prod_cd=c6698   (607 words)

 Sample Chapter for Critchlow, D.T.: Phyllis Schlafly and Grassroots Conservatism: A Woman's Crusade.
Schlafly's political activities impart their own intrinsic interest, but the importance of Schlafly lies in what her career tells us about the remarkable changes that took place in the larger politics of the last half of the twentieth century.
Schlafly's life presents a fascinating story in itself, but her importance--at least for the purposes of this book--rests in what her political activities tell us about the transformation of the Republican party from moderate/liberal to conservative.
Phyllis Schlafly granted me access to her papers with the understanding that this book was not to be an authorized account of her political career, and that I would bring the critical skills of a professional, independent-minded historian to this project.
www.pupress.princeton.edu /chapters/i8012.html   (3858 words)

 CampusProgress.org | Know Your Right-Wing Speakers: Phyllis Schlafly
Schlafly is credited with helping Goldwater claim the top of the ticket, and, although they lost the election, historians argue that Schlafly’s manifesto played an important role in transforming the Republican Party into the conservative juggernaut that it is today.
In 1972, Schlafly founded the Eagle Forum, a conservative organization of which she is still the President.
Schlafly is best known for her leadership against the ERA, which would have amended the U.S. Constitution to affirm the equality of the sexes under the law.
www.campusprogress.org /tools/209/know-your-right-wing-speakers-phyllis-schlafly   (1258 words)

 Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military: Phyllis Schlafly's Battle Against the ERA and Women in the ...
Schlafly was among the first to attempt to bridge the gap between the two groups a full twenty years before Reed.
For Schlafly, like many conservatives, it was Barry Goldwater's candidacy in 1964 that inspired and gave her a vision to follow in the political realm.
Not only did it espouse many of Schlafly's and Goldwater's ideas, it propelled her political career in ways that she was not able to in a general election.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0EXI/is_2_18/ai_73063458   (1642 words)

 schlafly: Phyllis Schlafly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Phyllis McAlpine Stewart Schlafly (born August 15, 1924) is an American conservative political activist known for her.
Schlafly's monthly newsletter is The Phyllis Schlafly Report, and her weekly commentary is heard on 40 radio stations.
Phyllis Schlafly's presentation to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions criticizing the Channel One television program.
www.newkidhomevideo.com /schlafly.html   (240 words)

 FORUM: PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Schlafly's monthly newsletter called The Phyllis Schlafly Report is now in its 38th year.
Schlafly is the author or editor of 20 books on subjects as varied as family and feminism (The Power of the Positive Woman), nuclear strategy (Strike From Space and Kissinger on the Couch), education (Child Abuse in the Classroom), child care (Who Will Rock the Cradle?), and a phonics book (Turbo Reader).
Phyllis Schlafly is America's best-known advocate of the dignity and honor that we as a society owe to the role of full-time homemaker.
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 Phyllis Schlafly Biography / Biography of Phyllis Schlafly Biography
Phyllis Schlafly (born 1924) was an American conservative political activist and author, noted for her vocal and well-organized opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment.
Phyllis Stewart was born August 15, 1924, in St. Louis, Missouri.
In 1949 she married Fred Schlafly, a wealthy lawyer from Alton, Illinois, a devout Catholic, and an ultraconservative anti-Communist.
www.bookrags.com /biography-phyllis-schlafly   (226 words)

 FrontPage magazine.com :: Phyllis Schlafly and Grassroots Conservatism by Jamie Glazov
Critchlow: Schlafly’s anti-communism was shaped by her belief that Soviet communism presented a direct threat to Western civilization.
Schlafly represented a long tradition in Anglo-American history that said that it wives and mothers were the cornerstone of a republic.
She showed that social issues was the key to unleash a conservative revolution that began in the midterm elections of 1978 and continued through the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=19821   (1648 words)

 Document 11
Phyllis Schlafly, a conservative political activist and lawyer, actively opposed legal abortion and the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).
She described the ERA as a vehicle to "assure and make permanent their ["women's libbers"] goal of unlimited abortion on demand." Schlafly discussed what she believed to be potential radical outcomes of both legal abortion and the ERA.
For example, she claimed "pro-ERA" and "pro-abortion" public policy would "require the public schools to give counseling for abortion." Schlafly contributed to the polarization of the abortion controversy, as well as to the movement against women's liberation, i.e., the anti-feminist movement.
pages.slu.edu /student/poellja/ERAsAssistToAbortion.html   (950 words)

 Amazon.com: Feminist Fantasies: Books: Phyllis Schlafly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Schlafly presumes certain ideological and demographic traits (white, middle class, college-educated) to force her arguments that the majority of women neither have to nor want to work.
Schlafly's assessment of an income that would be lavish at the time she wrote the essay would today be a hardship for a family of four in many parts of the country.
Schlafly also fails to recognize the existence of modern pro-life feminism, and of the opportunity this presents to undo much of the damage of the "feminists".
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1890626465?v=glance   (2045 words)

 Pia de Solenni on Phyllis Schlafly & Feminist Fantasies on National Review Online
Schlafly reminds us that more than 160 years ago, Alexis de Tocqueville wrote that the singular prosperity and increasing strength of Americans was due to the superiority of American women.
The difference lies in the understanding of "all." While Schlafly accomplished a great deal professionally, her essays reveal that having it all meant having a family.
Being a wife and mother makes her the woman she is. Whatever Schlafly has said, done, or written, she has done so as a woman, as a wife, and mother.
www.nationalreview.com /comment/comment-solenni030403.asp   (946 words)

 BrothersJudd.com - Review of Phyllis Schlafly's A Choice Not an Echo
What Ms Schlafly set out to demonstrate--and she succeeded to a considerable degree--was that the Eastern Establishment of the Republican Party, with its money, access to the media and advertising expertise, had for years wielded an inordinate influence over who would be the eventual presidential nominee every four years.
In this thin volume, Ms Schlafly argued that for Republicans to compete and win on the presidential level they would need to shuck off the influence of the Easterners, the moneyed interests, and select truly conservative candidates who would draw sharp contrasts with the Democrats, not try to fudge their differences.
Oddly enough, it is today Democrats who need their own Phyllis Schlafly (and isn't that a delicious prospect?) to come forward and summon them back to their party principles.
www.brothersjudd.com /index.cfm/fuseaction/reviews.detail/book_id/89   (1615 words)

 SpencePublishing -
Phyllis Schlafly exposes the courts’ fifty-year conquest of legislative authority, made possible by presidents, congressmen, and voters who surrendered without a fight.
Schlafly’s most startling revelations is the origin of judicial supremacy.
Phyllis Schlafly, the indefatigable warrior for freedom, gives us a detailed diagnosis of this constitutional illness plus the practical cure.
www.spencepublishing.com /books/index.cfm?action=Product&ProductID=81   (482 words)

 Profile: Phyllis Schlafly, Indomitable Conservative -- 04/08/2002
Schlafly ran what she described as "a very intellectual campaign," in 1952, winning the Republican primary but losing the general election in a district with a two-to-one Democratic registration advantage.
Schlafly called 1970, "a bad year for Republicans," and she lost narrowly in a newly redistricted contest.
Schlafly's contribution to the conservative movement of the 1970s, as she saw it, was two-fold: to bring people of faith together politically and teach them it's possible to win.
www.cnsnews.com /Politics/Archive/200204/POL20020408a.html   (2486 words)

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