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niyad

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Tue Sep 6, 2016, 11:59 AM Sep 2016

10 quotes that define Phyllis Schlafly's life as an anti-feminist (and more) [View all]

10 quotes that define Phyllis Schlafly's life as an anti-feminist

By Nadeem Muaddi

Updated 10:58 AM ET, Tue September 6, 2016
Conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly dies

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Below are 10 quotes that define Schlafly's life as "the first lady" of the American conservative movement:
1. On the Equal Rights Amendment


2. On immigrants who don't speak English
"You can't be an American if you don't speak English. Our public schools should be mandated to teach all children in English." (December 14, 1995)

3. On women being drafted into the military
"The purpose of our military is to field the finest troops possible to defend our nation and win wars. The goal of feminists, however, is to impose a mindless equality, regardless of how many people it hurts." (May 18, 2016)

4. On what she called the "transgender agenda"
"Anyone with a child knows that children learn about the world through binary options: up or down, hot or cold, big or little, inside or outside, wet or dry, good or bad, boy or girl, man or woman. But the radical feminists, who staff women's studies departments at most colleges, have propagated the idea that we have to get rid of the 'gender binary' along with the expectation of distinct roles for men and women." (August 31, 2016)

5. On climate change
"Of course, climate changes. Many changes are due to factors over which humans have no control, such as winds, ocean currents and sun activity. But the liberals want us to believe that climate change is also caused by gases expelled when humans burn so-called fossil fuels." (September 21, 2011)

6. On the gender pay gap


7. On women in combat
"There's a reason why no woman has ever won our nation's highest award for valor. The Medal of Honor recognizes a willingness to charge toward danger, to seek out and remove a threat, while everyone else is running away." (August 26, 2015)

8. On globalism and foreign aid
"It should be clear that teaching Americans we are now part of a global economy and teaching schoolchildren they are citizens of the world is a deceitful message to con us into a plan to add the poor countries around the Earth to our list of welfare handout recipients." (November 20, 2013)

9. On multiculturalism and diversity
"The United States is the world's most stunning example of a nation that has peaceably and successfully assimilated people from many disparate cultures. So why are some people trying to separate us into factions, emphasizing what divides us instead of what unites us?" (December 14, 1995)

10. On the United Nations


http://www.cnn.com/2016/09/06/politics/phyllis-schlafly-quotes/



Phyllis Schlafly/Quotes

Feminism is doomed to failure because it is based on an attempt to repeal and restructure human nature.

Sex education classes are like in-home sales parties for abortions.

In a world of inhumanity, war and terrorism, American citizenship is a very precious possession.

No country in history ever sent mothers of toddlers off to fight enemy soldiers until the United States did this in the Iraq war.

Our public school system is our country's biggest and most inefficient monopoly, yet it keeps demanding more and more money.

Putting women in military combat is the cutting edge of the feminist goal to force us into an androgynous society.

Any judge who allows an adulterer with a live-in girlfriend to terminate the life of his wife should be impeached.

The United States is a giant island of freedom, achievement, wealth and prosperity in a world hostile to our values.



Funding Feminism is doomed to failure because it is based on an attempt to repeal and restructure human nature. Phyllis Schlafly Nature, Failure, Feminism

Putting women in military combat is the cutting edge of the feminist goal to force us into an androgynous society. Phyllis Schlafly Women, Society, Goal

Much of the demand for women in combat comes from female officers who are eager for medals and promotions. Phyllis Schlafly Women, Medals, Demand

Bite us once, shame on the dog; bite us repeatedly, shame on us for allowing it. Phyllis Schlafly Dog, Shame, Bite

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. Phyllis Schlafly Women, Abandoned, Myth

Men should stop treating feminists like ladies, and instead treat them like the men they say they want to be. Phyllis Schlafly Men, Treat, Stop

The European nations' loss of sovereignty to the EU should be a warning to Americans. Phyllis Schlafly Loss, Warning, Nations

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. Phyllis Schlafly Challenges, Hear, Pledge

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. Phyllis Schlafly Women, History, Military

How can we protect homeland security unless the government stops the invasion of illegal aliens? Phyllis Schlafly Government, Security, Alien

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. Phyllis Schlafly Home, Women, Mother

In a world of inhumanity, war and terrorism, American citizenship is a very precious possession. Phyllis Schlafly War, Precious, Terrorism

When it comes to determining child custody, however, sexism is the rule. Phyllis Schlafly Child, Custody, Rule

Sexual harassment on the job is not a problem for virtuous women. Phyllis Schlafly Women, Problem, Sexual

After Big Media, U.S. colleges and universities are the biggest enemies of the values of red-state Americans. Phyllis Schlafly Enemy, Media, Values

Many professors are Marxists or other varieties of radicals who hate America. Phyllis Schlafly Hate, Professors, Marxists

National Standards was not a narrative of past events but was leftwing revisionism and Political Correctness. Phyllis Schlafly Past, Political, Events

No country in history ever sent mothers of toddlers off to fight enemy soldiers until the United States did this in the Iraq war. Phyllis Schlafly War, History, Fight

The cornerstone of the political correctness that dominates campus culture is radical feminism. Phyllis Schlafly Culture, Political, Feminism

The worst censors are those prohibiting criticism of the theory of evolution in the classroom. Phyllis Schlafly Classroom, Criticism, Worst

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. Phyllis Schlafly Health, Brother, Sales

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. Phyllis Schlafly Political, College, Students Biography Nationality
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