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Soroptimist of Las Cruces celebrating 50 years
April 4, 1970 - April 4, 2020

50 YEARS AND THE EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT ERA
REMAINS UN-RATIFIED IN THESE STATES

ALABAMA, ARKANSAS, ARIZONA, FLORIDA, GEORGIA, LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI, MISSOURI, NORTH CAROLINA, OKLAHOMA, SOUTH CAROLINA, UTAH AND VIRGINIA.
We only need ONE of these states to ratify it into Law ... We're Waiting.
New Mexico Ratified on February 28, 1973


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THEN

1970's Women's Strike for Equality

"The greatest problem in the
world today is intolerance.
Everyone is so intolerant of each other."


Princess Diana
1961-1997


NOW

August 2019-July 2020

 

 



"A strong women stands up for herself,
a stronger women stands up for everyone else."

Unknown



"Men, their rights, and nothing more;
Women, their rights, and nothing less."
Susan B. Anthony



"Women's liberation is the liberation of the
feminine in the man and the
masculine in the woman."

Corita Kent




"Human rights are women's rights,
and women's rights are human rights."

Hilary Clinton


"When men are oppressed, it's a tragedy.
When women are oppressed it's tradition."

Latty Cottin Pogrebin


"I am a feminist.
I've been a female for a long time now.
I'd be stupid not to be on my own side."

Maya Angelou

"Because I am a women,
I must make unusual efforts to succeed.
If I fail, no one will say,
"She doesn't have what it takes."
They will say,
"Women don't have what it takes."

Clare Booth Luce



"The question isn't who's going to let me;
it's who's going to stop me."

Ayn Rand


"I figure, if a girl wants to be a legend,
she should go ahead and be one."

Calamity Jane



"Whatever women do, they must do twice as
well as men to be thought half as good.
Luckily, this is not difficult."

Charlotte Witton


"I do not wish women
to have power over men;
but over themselves."

Mary Shelley






"Excellence is the best deterrent
to racism or sexism."

Oprah Winfrey




"Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices
that had a dramatic consequence."

J.K. Rowling



"A woman with a voice is by definition
a strong women.
But the search to find that voice
can be remarkably difficult."

Melissa Gates



"I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want.
If that makes me a bitch, Okay."

Madonna