Phyllis Schlafly

(Phyllis McAlpin Schlafly)

Phyllis Schlafly
Phyllis Schlafly
  • Born: August 15, 1924
  • Died: September 5, 2016
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Lawyer, Activist









Phyllis McAlpin Schlafly was an American constitutional lawyer, movement conservative, and conservative activist. She held staunchly conservative social and political views, supported antifeminism, opposed abortion, and successfully campaigned against ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Her book, A Choice Not an Echo (1964), a polemic against Republican leader Nelson Rockefeller, sold more than three million copies. Schlafly co-authored books on national defense and was critical of arms control agreements with the Soviet Union. In 1972, Schlafly founded the Eagle Forum, a conservative political interest group, and remained its chairwoman and CEO until her death in 2016.

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By getting married, the woman has consented to sex, and I don't think you can call it rape Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement
It is long overdue for parents to realize they have the right and duty to protect our children against the intolerant evolutionists. Families, Children & Parenting
Many professors are Marxists or other varieties of radicals who hate America. Compliments, Insults & Rebukes
Men should stop treating feminists like ladies, and instead treat them like the men they say they want to be. Compliments, Insults & Rebukes
The atomic bomb is a marvelous gift that was given to our country by a wise God. Chemical & Biological Weapons & Energy ;Nuclear, Chemical & Biological Weapons & Energy
While women prefer to have a higher-earning power, men generally prefer to be the higher-earning partner in a relationship. This simple but profound difference … has powerful consequences for the so-called pay gap. If the pay gap were magically eliminated, … simple arithmetic suggests that half the women would be unable to find what they regard as a suitable mate. The pay gap helps to promote and sustain marriages. Families, Children & Parenting
After Big Media, U.S. colleges and universities are the biggest enemies of the values of red-state Americans.
And the first commandment of feminism is: I am woman; thou shalt not tolerate strange gods who assert that women have capabilities or often choose roles that are different from men's. Women
Any judge who allows an adulterer with a live-in girlfriend to terminate the life of his wife should be impeached. Life
Becoming a resident of a state may confer the right to get a driver's license, but it does not and should not confer citizenship.
Big Brother is on the march. A plan to subject all children to mental health screening is underway, and the pharmaceuticals are gearing up for bigger sales of psychotropic drugs. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
Birth on U.S. territory has never been an absolute claim to citizenship.
Bite us once, shame on the dog; bite us repeatedly, shame on us for allowing it.
Congress should pass legislation to remove from the federal courts their jurisdiction to hear these outrageous challenges to the Ten Commandments and the Pledge of Allegiance.
ERA means abortion funding, means homosexual privileges, means whatever else.
Every country that has experimented with women in actual combat has abandoned the idea, and the notion that Israel uses women in combat is a feminist myth. Women
Feminism is doomed to failure because it is based on an attempt to repeal and restructure human nature. Nature ;Failure
Forcing women in or near land combat will hurt recruiting, not help. Women
History offers no evidence for the proposition that the assignment of women to military combat jobs is the way to win wars, improve combat readiness, or promote national security. Women ;History
How can we protect homeland security unless the government stops the invasion of illegal aliens? Government
In a world of inhumanity, war and terrorism, American citizenship is a very precious possession. War & Peace
It is a mystery why any Americans would support the concept of the EU.
It's not the physical location of birth that defines citizenship, but whether your parents are citizens, and the express or implied consent to jurisdiction of the sovereign.
Location is the key to most businesses, and the entrepreneurs typically build their reputation at a particular spot.
Much of the demand for women in combat comes from female officers who are eager for medals and promotions. Women
National Standards was not a narrative of past events but was leftwing revisionism and Political Correctness.
No country in history ever sent mothers of toddlers off to fight enemy soldiers until the United States did this in the Iraq war. History ;War & Peace
Now that judges embrace forcibly starving someone to death, Congress should use its appropriation power to starve the judicial budget. Power ;Death
Our public school system is our country's biggest and most inefficient monopoly, yet it keeps demanding more and more money. Money, Coins & Minting
Our runaway judiciary is badly in need of restraint by Congress.
People think that child-support enforcement benefits children, but it doesn't.
Putting women in military combat is the cutting edge of the feminist goal to force us into an androgynous society. Society ;Women
Sex education classes are like in-home sales parties for abortions. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
Sexual harassment on the job is not a problem for virtuous women. Women
The cornerstone of the political correctness that dominates campus culture is radical feminism.
The European nations' loss of sovereignty to the EU should be a warning to Americans.
The most dangerous area where our laws are not being faithfully executed are the laws designed to protect Americans against the millions of aliens who enter our country illegally every year.
The most frequent complaint I hear from college students is that professors inject their leftist political comments into their courses even when they have nothing to do with the subject.
The United States is a giant island of freedom, achievement, wealth and prosperity in a world hostile to our values. Freedom & Liberty
The worst censors are those prohibiting criticism of the theory of evolution in the classroom.
There are thousands of Ten Commandments plaques or monuments all over the country, and lawsuits to remove them have popped up in more than a dozen states.
What I am defending is the real rights of women. A woman should have the right to be in the home as a wife and mother. Women
When it comes to determining child custody, however, sexism is the rule.