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Transcript WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE ON FAMILIES Members of BANOW testified at the Houston hearing on February 22-23. Twiss Butler criticized the traditional patriarchal family. Jeanne Saletan spoke on Homemakers Rights. Rema Lou Brown also spoke. It is especially important that _ the feminist point of view on the family be represented because of an organized right wing takeover. You can still be effective by submitting written testimony to: Governor William Clements, Jr. State Capitol Austin, Texas 78711 Express yourself on problems faced by American families and their possible solu^ tions. Suggestions: ERA, child care, single parent households, education, employment, housing, ABORTION RIGHTS. Include a request that the governor appoint you as one of 53 delegates to national conference or take your chances in lottery for 25 additional delegate places or do both! Coupon below. BANOW MEMBERS HAD LETTERS PUBLISHED IN HOUSTON NEWSPAPERS IN FEBRUARY It am interested in representing Texas as a delegate to 'the White House Conference on Families in Los Angeles, *tFuly 10-12, 1980. I understand that my transportation Zand accommodationexpenses will be paid. (There will be Jfi5 names drawn by officers of the Texas^ Bank from Jthose submitted.) Name Address Phone (AC: Occupation 4 fie turn to: Texas Bank P.O. Box 1328 Austin, TX 78767 If your name is drawn you will be contacted by March 31. ■ Hard to do 9//7/&0 George Romney (Post Jan. 12) asks, "What greater or, higher calling can there be than to bear life inside yeu and give it nurturing and training?" ..I.. . . answer: PROVIDING for that precious life, that child, when two parents' incomes are needed to purchase necessities and education for their offspring, or PROVIDING the sole support of your children when Jrtfii are a single parent. !" in either case, it is hard to do when women still earn about 60 cents fdr every dollar earned by met*. "Yes, we do need an ERA for economic reasons. ^": Sandra V. Anderm fofcfcaura Lane, League City, Texas 77573 fw^iim Eveni the G»%med London Times j*'London Times bids 'Ms/ goddfeye, good riddance/' %st Jan. 30) is subject to prejudices and blind spots. The Times has completely rafi&^d the point on 'Hto.,*'-Which was coin- ed as a polite form of address for all women comparably to "Mr/'for all men. - ~ "Ms." is neutral on marital status, know if a man is single or married in c to treat him on the job or in most rim women. jtatafc is irrelevant. Whe% I if ate tfimrried, please ask her ji ask a mm "Ms. " has the advantage of making munication simple and it is easily " nounce it more like "Miss" than strange today wUl fall comfortably vnto our languagt tomorrow if you try using it with eonvlctteiu Wean Stab 18307 Anne Drive, Houston, Texas 77058 Write to Sound-Off, The Houston Post, Houston, Texas 77*1. Sign y<pr letter and list your home address and daytime ieiegfcMii Matter. And please keep It short. don't need to to know how agnations. S*|0 need to you would com- you pro- ,i seems first paragraph of letter on draft by Twiss Butler which was omitted from publication when appeared in Houston Chronicle: Phyllis Schlaflyfs guilty secret is out at last. Even without the ERA, U.S.women have always been subject to the draft—aswell as to all other obligations of male citizens such as paying taxes and obeying the law. The big difference, however, is that except for the right to vote women are deprived of all the civil rights that the constitution guarantees to men, including equal protection of the law. If women have not previously been summoned for military service, the main reason is the reluctance of federal and state It will be a msk decision From Twiss Butler, 18507 Point Lookout Dr. Final ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment has been blocked by a total of six legislators in three states. Similarly, decisions regarding registering and drafting women, as well as sending them into combat, will in the end be made by a few male leaders according to their per- legislators to publicly confront this constitutional inequity mention their and correct it. Women's automatic exemption from the draft alleged "physiological and psycholcgi- was part of the "protective" smokescreen long used to con- cal* capabilities, will have nothing ceal refusal to allow women their civil rights.whatever to do with these decisions.