Janice Shaw Crouse

The Legacy Media are touting the endorsement of Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential bid by the political arm of the National Organization for Women (NOW). Hillary should have thought twice before accepting NOW’s endorsement. NOW began in 1966 when Betty Friedan claimed to speak for all American women. The women's group has come a long way since those times –– a long way, the wrong way. After 40 years, a whole new generation of women is questioning the feminist myths that have produced so much devastation for America’s families in general and most especially for the children.

A CBS poll revealed that three out of four women described the word feminist as an insult. Another study found that the number of working women who believe that a career is as important as being a wife and mother has fallen 23% since the 1970s.

What has caused such a dramatic change in women's attitudes?

The feminist movement began to unravel the more it promoted the idea that inhibiting one's sexual desires, in any fashion, is a bad thing. Then, feminism took increasingly more radical positions that took the movement even further out of the mainstream: men and women are completely interchangeable, women don't need men, all family arrangements work equally well for rearing children. Hillary is convinced that the "woman's vote" will be her secret weapon for victory; she is forgetting that mainstream women don’t identify with feminism or with the issues pushed by feminists.

Problems with Issues:

Abortion-on-Demand: Since one of the central aspects of women's liberation is so-called "free love" –– sexual activity that is unconstrained and without consequences –– the feminists declared that abortion-on-demand is a basic human right and they made abortion-on-demand an essential and sacred element of their life's creed. The abortion activists defend the 45 million murders of unborn lives by abortionists –– at every turn and in every arena.

Janice Shaw Crouse

Janice Shaw Crouse is a former speechwriter for George H. W. Bush and now political commentator for the Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee.
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