Phyllis Schlafly — American Activist born on August 15, 1924,
Phyllis Stewart Schlafly is a retired American constitutional lawyer, conservative activist, author, and speaker and founder of the Eagle Forum. She is known for her staunch social and political conservatism, her opposition to modern feminism, and her successful campaign against the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Her 1964 book A Choice, Not an Echo sold over 3 million copies as a push-back against Republican Governor Nelson Rockefeller and the Eastern Republican Establishment. She co-authored books on national defense and was highly critical of arms-control agreements with the Soviet Union. Schlafly founded the Eagle Forum in the 1970s and the Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, St. Louis. She is currently Chairman of the Board and CEO of Eagle Forum and maintains a presence on the lecture circuit. Since 1967, she has published a newsletter, the Phyllis Schlafly Report... (wikipedia)
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