Letters: Aug. 2, 1982

To the Editors:

The Equal Rights Amendment [July 12] did not die; it was temporarily delayed. In the words of Susan B. Anthony: "Failure is impossible."

Steven A. Silva

San Diego

So Phyllis Schlafly is happy about the ERA'S defeat. She is proud to deny rights to less fortunate women who have only what they can earn. Schlafly is the modern Marie Antoinette. What we needed was a Joan of Arc.

Nancy E. Urmston

Tipton, Ind.

For too long too many women have remained apathetic about the rights of their sex. I was one of...

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