September 1, 2004 |
Phyllis Schlafly is a longtime opponent of the gay rights movement. Over the years, she has warned that the Equal Rights Amendment would lead to a recognition of gay rights. She has said people may demand "restrictions on homosexuals for public health reasons" because of AIDS.
July 2, 1996 |
She's been called a national nag, been splattered in the face by a pie hit man and caused such fits among feminists that one declared, "I'd like to burn you at the stake." Now in her 50th year of public life--a career spent fighting communism, feminism, abortion and other left-wing evils--Phyllis Schlafly is hooked on phonics. Yes, phonics. Foniks. The 71-year-old conservative says she'd rather be remembered for deep-sixing illiteracy than torpedoing the Equal Rights Amendment.
September 19, 1992 |
A son of conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly has publicly revealed that he is homosexual, while at the same time defending his mother's political views and the Republican Party's "family values" campaign theme. "The family values movement is not anti-gay," said John F. Schlafly, a 41-year-old attorney who lives with his parents in Alton, Ill., and counts among his clients the Eagle Forum, the conservative group founded by his mother. "These people are not anti-gay.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 13, 1989 |
In the world of archconservative Phyllis Schlafly, men are men and women are housewives--even if they work. In Sarah Weddington's world, men are men and women are whatever they want to be. Thursday night, Schlafly, 65, the matron saint of family-centered womanhood, and Weddington, 44, a Texas lawyer who won the landmark Roe vs. Wade case in 1973 that legalized abortion, debated inside the Bren Events Center at UC Irvine before an audience of about 800.
January 8, 1989
So, Good Housekeeping has put its seal of approval on Malcolm MacDougall's ad campaign that appears designed to sell more magazines to women, while at the same time, putting them back in "their place." Come on! The nostalgic fantasies and overblown wishful thinking professed in the article would cause even Phyllis Schlafly to blush! MARTHA ABELL Seal Beach
November 2, 1987 |
Supreme Court nominee Douglas H. Ginsburg's wife performed two abortions and assisted in a third while a medical resident but later "made a personal decision not to perform these kinds of operations," White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater said today. A Justice Department spokesman confirmed over the weekend that Dr. Hallee Perkins Morgan, wife of the Supreme Court nominee, performed abortions during medical training at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. Terry H. Eastland, the spokesman, said Dr.