Monday, September 5, 2016

#BreakingNews: Conservative Icon Phyllis Schlafly Has Died

Trigger Warning:
92 years young...
I hope everyone's having an awesome day off this Labor Day.  Unfortunately I have to interrupt it with some sad news.  Long-time conservative, grassroots activist Phyllis Schlafly has died today at age 92:
Multiple sources are confirming to KMOX news that Phyllis Schlafly, has died.

Schlafly founded the Eagle Forum in 1972, a pro-family conservative group focusing heavily on social issues — it has about 80,000 members and, as of this week, Schlafly was still president.

“Phyllis Schlafly spent an astounding 70 years in public service of her fellow Americans,” said the Eagle Forum in a statement. “Her focus from her earliest days until her final ones was protecting the family, which she understood as the building block of life. She recognized America as the greatest political embodiment of those values. From military superiority and defense to immigration and trade; from unborn life to the nuclear family and parenthood, Phyllis Schlafly was a courageous and articulate voice for common sense and traditional values.”
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Schlafly's Eagle Forum has recently gone through tough times, with the attempted ouster of Phyllis herself after her endorsement of Donald Trump.

Phyllis Schlafly has been a conservative activist for nearly 70 years.  The conservative movement has truly lost one of its cornerstones.  She will be missed.

1 comment:

  1. This was sad news indeed. RIP ma'am, you will truly be missed.

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