Tag: women’s rights

Women’s Rights: Seemingly a Low Priority

Following up my previous post on this topic, today I sent the  letter below to the editor of the Finger Lakes Times in Seneca Falls, NY:

The struggle for women’s rights has an extraordinary history, and the struggle is ongoing.

My wife and I, on a recent vacation in the Finger Lakes area, made a special pilgrimage to the Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls. We were appalled to see the embarrassing state of the Visitor Center. Continue reading “Women’s Rights: Seemingly a Low Priority”

Women’s Rights–Nothing Since 1993?

On November 15, America’s military gave a woman four stars for the first time. The Army promoted Lt. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, 55, to four-star rank. Breaking the brass ceiling, she will take over as commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Fort Belvoir, Va.

“I recognize that with this selection, some will view me as a trailblazer, but it’s important that we remember the generations of women, whose dedication, commitment and quality of service helped open the doors of opportunity for us today,” Dunwoody noted.

Yes, we should remember those women who opened the doors. Continue reading “Women’s Rights–Nothing Since 1993?”