Phyllis Schlafly passed away today at the age of 92 and today leading pro-life advocates are remembering the pro-life champion.
Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America, was a longtime friend of Mrs. Schlafly, who spoke at the annual SFLA national conferences and who was a mentor to Ms. Hawkins as well.
Hawkins told LifeNews.com that Schlafly deserves credit for getting the pro-life plank in the Republican party platform approved in 1980 and then keeping it there ever four years after that.
“Phyllis Schlafly was one of my personal heroes and mentors who inspired millions to the fight against abortion and the disastrous Equal Rights Amendment which would have made abortion a constitutional right. Phyllis is the reason the Republican Party is a pro-life party,” Hawkins said.
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