WOMEN: Equality vs. Privilege

Diametrically opposed measures relating to women's rights are the subject of bitter controversy in the New York Legislature. The National Woman's Party has endorsed 25 so-called "equality" bills now undergoing a hearing before the Senate Committee on Codes. Some of these bills, embodying the National Woman's Party principle that women should be treated on terms of literal equality with men, would abrogate nearly all the rights and immunities that women have won in industry, in domestic relations, and as child-bearers, after a continuous struggle of half a century. Women leaders opposed to...

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