International Women’s Day: Conservative Women Throughout History

International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world.  It’s a time, at least in America, to take an extra opportunity to recognize the women in our lives and to appreciate what they do for all of us, every day.  Conservative women have a special place in our history, especially the more recent growth of strong, vocal conservatives because in our nation’s history such women often didn’t have a voice.

Conservative Women

Phyllis Schlafly is the most recognized early pioneers conservative women who made a name for herself in 1964 with her book A Choice Not an Echo while being a vocal supporter of the Goldwater campaign.  1972 saw her foundation of the Eagle Forum, a political non-profit, that focused on social issues.  Her outspoken criticism of the Equal Rights Amendment and emphasis on social issues defined the layout of other women led organizations until more recently when Ann Coulter became…



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