Phyllis McAlpin Stewart Schlafly was born on August 15, 1924, in St. Louis and died on September 5, 2016.
She was an American constitutional lawyer and conservative activist.
She was known for her staunch social and political views, her opposition to modern feminism, and her successful campaign against the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Phyllis ‘s 1964 book A Choice, Not an Echo, a push-back against liberal Republican leader Nelson Rockefeller and the powerful eastern Republican establishment, sold more than three million copies.
Phyllis Schlafly co-authored books on national defense and was highly critical of arms-control agreements with the former Soviet Union.
She was the author of twenty-four books on subjects ranging from child care to phonics education.
Phyllis Schlafly wrote a syndicated weekly newspaper column for Creators Syndicate
She founded the Eagle Forum in 1972 and the Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund.
Phyllis Schlafly was the Eagle Forum board chairman and CEO and maintained a presence on the lecture circuit until her death.
Since the beginning of 1967, she published a newsletter, The Phyllis Schlafly Report.
Phyllis Schlafly passed away at 92 years old.