She responds to letter regarding equality

Published 11:56 am Tuesday, June 6, 2017


In referencing the worldwide “A Day Without a Woman” strike for equality held in March, the author of a letter to the editor in your paper recently asked the following question: On what day can the men in America do the same thing (“Equality at only certain times,” May 12)?

The answer to his question is: Any day they so choose.

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The same letter writer continued his letter assailing the fact that thousands of female soldiers were not killed in combat in World War II — only thousands of men. I will remind the letter writer of this fact: until 2016, women were officially prohibited from serving in combat.

Betty Ann Roberts