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Viewpoint Harris County Women's Political Caucus Newsletter 1984-11 - page 1. November, 1984. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 17, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/2677/show/2671.

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Title Viewpoint Harris County Women's Political Caucus Newsletter 1984-11
Publisher Harris County Women's Political Caucus
Date November, 1984
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  • Women--Texas--Houston--Periodicals
  • Feminism--United States--Periodicals
  • Women--Political activity--Texas--Harris County--Periodicals.
  • Women--Political activity--Texas--Houston--Periodicals
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  • Women--Texas--Periodicals
  • Women--Texas--Houston--Periodicals
  • Feminism--United States--Periodicals
  • Women--Political activity--Texas--Harris County--Periodicals.
  • Women--Political activity--Texas--Houston--Periodicals
Original Item Location http://library.uh.edu/record=b5284328~S11
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Transcript VIEWPOINT HARRIS COUNTY WOMEN'S POLITICAL CAUCUS NOV EMBER 1984 MONDALE/FERRARO The Choice is Clear Considering the treatment of women and children the past four years, it is certainly not surprising the National Women's Political Caucus took the historic first step of endorsing Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro. Although political pundits consistent;y deride the importance of polit- ical platforms, this year the platforms singularly express the distinct differences in the Democratic and Republican approaches to issues of concern to Caucus members. Seldom has a choice been so clear. Democratic Makes ratification of Equal Rights Amendment a top priority." Includes full text of the ERA. Recognizes reproductive freedom as Ha fundamental human right." Supports Medicaid funding of abortion. Condemns increased violence against abortion clinics. ntly deride the importance of polit- orms singularly express the distinct Republican approaches to issues of om has a choice been so clear. Supports pay equity - defined as equal pay for equal work and for work of comparable value - as a way to close the wage gap. Will work to reverse the Supreme Court's Grove City College decision limiting Title IX, which bans sex discrimination in educational programs receiving federal aid. Would return the Civil Rights Commission to its independent status. Would restore a strong Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Supports affirmative action in employment, contract procurement, and education and training. Supports efforts to end discriminatory insurance practices. Calls for universally available daycare with federal or business funding. Pledges full enforcement of Voting Rights Act including elimination of run-offs found to be discriminatory . Supports bilateral, mutually verifiable nuclear freeze. Opposes subminimum wage, workfare. Re publican No mention of Equal Rights Amendment. Allows parry members to "work individually" for women's rights. Endorses Constitutional amendment banning abortion. Opposes public funding. Supports appointment of anti-choice judges only to the courts. Supports legislation prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation in the workplace, the military, and in immigration policy. No mention of gay and lesbian rights. Opposes the concept of comparable worth, relying instead on the "free market system." Claims support for Title IX, but opposes financial sanctions to end discrimination. The Reagan Justice Department intervened in favor of the Grove City College decision which destroyed enforcement of major anti-discrimination statutes. No mention of the Civil Rights Commission, politicized by the Reagan Administration. Misrepresents current EEOC record. Opposes Affirmative action programs as "reverse dis crimination." No mention of discrimination in insurance. Encourages private sector initiatives to expand on-site child care facilities. No reference to Voting Rights Act. Supports abolition of minumum wage for seme Americans. Supports workfare for welfare recipents.