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'First Lady of Anti-Feminism,' Phyllis Schlafly, Dies at 92

Phyllis Schlafly, the conservative activist who almost single-handedly helped defeat the proposed Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s and pushed the Republican Party to the right in ensuing decades, has died. She was 92. Schlafly died Monday of cancer at her home in St. Louis, her son John Schlafly said. Known as "the first lady of anti-feminism," Schlafly rose to national attention in 1964 with her self-published book, “A Choice Not an Echo,” that became a manifesto for the...

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