First Lady of the Conservative Movement

Conservatism’s Loss: The Passing of Phyllis Schlafly

George Neumayr, The American Spectator

Liberals assume the principles to which she drew attention are now passé in the “fundamentally transformed” America of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. But as the failures of liberalism multiply, her legacy is more likely to grow. The truth never completely goes out of fashion, as she understood, and while the elite may discard it, the people inevitably turn back to it for warmth.

Phyllis Schlafly First Lady of the Conservative Movement Passes Away at 92

With the death of Phyllis Schlafly the conservative movement lost its most principled and effective leader. A true Rennaissance Woman, for over sixty-years Phyllis Schlafly led the conservative movement in the cultural, economic and national security areas. Affectionately known as 001, having been active at the national level of the conservative movement longer than any other living conservative, we will never see her like again in our lifetimes.

Richard A. Viguerie, Chairman, ConservativeHQ.com

The Most Important Conservative Who Never Held Public Office

Although she never held public office Phyllis Schlafly, next to William F. Buckley, Jr. Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan, is one of the most recognized faces of American conservatism.