Schlafly has actively motivated more women to join the workplace, and laid the groundwork for their success. Grizzly Moms, straight shooters and anti-choicers are all, ultimately, Schlafly’s daughters.
When you’re dealing with elected officials who want to let your doctor kill you, the process of framing a retort is more difficult. What do we say? “Dear Congress, I don’t want to die?”
Just because we can help women to become mothers in their sixties and beyond does not mean we should.
Any good idea can get hijacked for the sake of advancing asininity, and feminism is no exception. Back in college, flyers tacked up on the walls of computer labs read that “feminism is the radical notion that women are people.” I agree. I’ve always felt human (except for that one year when the immortal genius …