For some reason this posted as being published on December 21, 2021. It wasn’t. I posted it a couple of days ago, March 24, 2022, I’m pretty sure. This has never happened before. But I noticed it wasn’t showing up in my chronological display of blog posts. So I looked for it and found it back in December?! Weirdness. But here it is again. Still relevant, still what I think. Hope more people will read it now. Thanks.

Drowning in Lemonade

In the early 1970’s there was a hit song entitled, “I Am Woman.” Lyrics include, “I am woman, hear me roar/In numbers too big to ignore.” And another bold pronouncement, “No one’s ever going to keep me down again.”

Would that these statements were still true. We seem to live in an age when women are under attack again. There are forces in the culture that are trying to eradicate not only the word ‘woman’ but its meaning. If they succeed, we women will lose our identity and our place in the world that we’ve struggled so long and hard to have.

If you don’t believe that it was an arduous struggle at the start, you should read this. It’s one of many terrible, dishonorable moments in our country’s history. But if had not been for some incredibly brave women, we would not have the rights we do…

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