National Catholic Register

Culture of Life

Did You Know?

BY Jim Cosgrove

May 16-22, 1999 Issue | Posted 5/16/99 at 1:00 PM


Organizations purporting to speak for women don't always. A recent report by the Family Research Council, cited these examples:

• Feminist author Jesse Bernard: “Perhaps girls could be given an electric shock whenever they see a picture of an adorable baby until the very thought of motherhood becomes anathema to them.”

(Babette Francis report citing the books Family Questions [Transaction Books1998] and Enemies of Eros [Bonus Books,1989])