Even though Phyllis Schlafly was a political icon, she always found time to help her kids pursue their passions and hobbies.
Month: March 2020
Phyllis Schlafly ran for Congress as a Republican in 1952 in a heavily Democrat district. She ran again in 1970 against an incumbent. Although she lost both races, she considered those chapters of her life to be an invaluable source of political experience. She would later jokingly say “I’ve run for office and I wouldn’t wish …
Phyllis Schlafly worked closely with President Ronald Reagan during the eight years of his Administration. After one meeting with him in the Oval Office on March 21, 1983, he wrote this in his personal diary: “Phyllis Schlafly came by. She’s darned effective. Her plan to counter the new ERA campaign is brilliant.”