The Council has spoken, the votes have been cast and the results are in for this week’s Watcher’s Council match-up.
Since marriage constitutes slavery for women, it is clear that the women’s movement must concentrate on attacking this institution. Freedom for women cannot be won without the abolition of marriage. – Sheila Cronin, leader of the feminist organization NOW
The haste and vehemence with which scores of Duke University professors publicly took sides against the students in this case is just one sign of how deep the moral dry rot goes, in even our most prestigious institutions.We have become a society easily stampeded, even by the unsubstantiated, inconsistent and mutually contradictory statements of a woman with a criminal record.
All it takes is something that invokes the new holy trinity of the intelligentsia — “race, class and gender.” The story of a black woman gang-raped by white men fit the theme so compellingly that much of the media had no time to waste trying to find out if it was true before going ballistic. – Thomas Sowell on the Duke Lacrosse rape case.
Rape is nothing more or less than a conscious process of intimidation by which all men keep all women in a state of fear. – Susan Brownmiller, noted feminist authoress and academic.