The Sexes: Women's Movement Under Siege

Feminists lament at a caucus in San Jose

"The woman's movement is in trouble," boomed C. Delores Tucker, secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. "We have lost direction and are mired in disunity." Few of her listeners at last week's biennial meeting of the National Women's Political Caucus in San Jose, Calif., were inclined to disagree. For the faltering feminist movement, 1977 has been a discouraging year. The Supreme Court ruling that states no longer have to spend Medicaid funds on elective abortions for the poor was an unexpected blow. The Equal Rights...

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