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Phyllis Schlafly’s friends called her the epitome of the “happy warrior.” Her classic smile contrasted starkly with the often angry-looking women’s libbers.

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On March 22, 1979, Phyllis and hundreds of allies celebrated the expiration of the seven-year deadline of the Equal Rights Amendment. The festivities were interrupted when someone called the hotel to say a bomb had been placed under Phyllis’s podium. In her diary for that day, Phyllis casually wrote “Gala Dinner celebrating the End of …

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Even though Phyllis Schlafly was a political icon, she always found time to help her kids pursue their passions and hobbies.

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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 …

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Phyllis Schlafly believed that women can be anything they want to be in the Land of Opportunity. That philosophy was likely inspired by the strong women in her life, like her grandmother (far right) and mother (far left.) Also pictured are Phyllis and her firstborn son John.