Britain: One for the Boys

Britain's House of Lords was debating a knotty problem: whether or not to lower from 21 to 18 the age at which a man may marry without parental consent. Finally, up stepped that superfeminist and onetime minister under Clement Attlee, Lady Summerskill, 67, to oppose the measure and put the issue in perspective: "Although your lordships know that I try to promote the interests of my sex frequently in this House, on this occasion I am biased in favor of the boy. I know the power of my sex when they are young. One has only to look at...

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