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Don't Marry Phyllis Schlafly

Not that I thought it might be a worry... People For the American Way The Eagle Forum's Phyllis Schlafly has reportedly blasted Steve Forbes for apo

Not that I thought it might be a worry...

People For the American Way

The Eagle Forum's Phyllis Schlafly has reportedly blasted Steve Forbes for apologizing for publishing a widely criticized piece by Michael Noer in his magazine entitled "Don't Marry Career Women."

According to Agape Press

Eagle Forum's Phyllis Schlafly feels Forbes has no reason to apologize since the facts and statistics Noer cited were sound. In fact, she suggests, an article like this should have been written 20 years ago, and this one still hits the right note today because, contrary to the feminist myth, a woman really cannot "have it all" -- at least, not all at the same time.

It is more than a little ironic that a woman as successful as Schlafly - who put herself on the map with 1964's "A Choice Not An Echo," almost single-handedly killed the Equal Rights Amendment, possesses a Masters degree and a law degree, runs one of the most influential right-wing organizations in Washington, DC, has testified before more than 50 congressional and state legislative committees, has been a delegate to the Republican National Convention nearly ten times, has thrice been elected President of the Illinois Federation of Republican Women, and was twice a candidate for Congress from Illinois - would come out in defense of a piece arguing that men should not marry "career women." Read on...

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