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I am an adamant feminist. It never occurred to me to take my husband's name when we married. I am a supporter of abortion rights, of equal pay for equal work, of the rights of women prisoners, of all the time-honored feminist causes, and then some.
I supported Obama because of his relationships. A lot of the things he believes in, you would say that it's not in the best interest for someone in my tax bracket, but it's not about that. It's about him making the world better and making it equal and even all around, and that's what I'm supporting when I supported Obama.
The United States is no longer first in the world in upward mobility. We can reverse that trend by giving our young children an equal start in life as they begin their journey to fulfill the American Dream.
Madeleine M. Kunin
If you are for freedom and equal rights, which we hear a lot of talk about these days, then you have to include the LGBTQ community in that. And if you're not willing to put your time where your mouth is, then I don't know quite what you mean by commitment in your life.
The United States of America was originally an experiment. But it was an experiment in recognizing God-given individual liberty and creating a government in which we no one is deemed better than another. And in which all of us are equal. Not equal in abilities, but equal in intrinsic worth and value.
When women and men can shed an equal quantity of tears in public, that's when we'll have equal power.
Madeleine M. Kunin
All men, and women, and everything in between are created equal.
I'd love to see more equal representation of female and male cartoonists on the comics page.
Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut.
The inequalities are greater now than in '92. Some states have equalized per-pupil spending but they set the 'equal level' very low, so that wealthy districts simply raise extra money privately.
I never really am in awe of people because we are just equal at the end of the day.
Men seem unable to feel equal to women: they must be superior or they are inferior.
I think it's time for the people and the press, in particular, to be more vigilant about not giving equal weight to lies as they give the truth.
If it is true that there is always more than one way of construing a text, it is not true that all interpretations are equal.
I have always considered desserts to be of equal importance to the savory food.
The obligation of the state is to guarantee freedom of religion, and that implies dealing with all of them on an equal footing.
Men need to be aware of the health of their bodies, as well - prostate cancer and breast cancer are almost on the same level. It's fascinating to me that the correlation between the two is almost the same - people don't talk about it so much, but they are almost equal in numbers.
I've been practicing modalities of Eastern philosophy since about 1972. What I've learned through my meditation is a sense of equanimity, a sense of all things being equal.
It's true that Paris is made up of equal parts of social conservatism and anarchic experimentation, but foreigners never quite know where to place the moral accent mark.
'Tis hard to comprehend how one man can come to be master of many, equal to himself in right, unless it be by consent or by force.
There is no human bliss equal to twelve hours of work with only six hours in which to do it.
I've always thought that design can have equal importance to the idea of internal architecture. Professionally, things can be very dogmatic - you do the architecture, someone else does the interiors, someone else does the furniture, the fabric, etc. But I think design is all-encompassing.
Television preachers extract money from the poor to live in a style and to indulge in shameful acts which equal or outdo the worst of the Renaissance Popes.
J. Irwin Miller
I do understand that America is a predominantly Christian country. A lot of morals and values are based in Christianity as opposed to Buddhism, which it's not, or Judaism, which it's not, or Islam, which it's definitely not. So I'm not going to lie to myself and just be like, 'Well you know, everybody's equal.' Because we're not.
The reason I hate publicists is because I think if we got rid of them everything would be on equal footing.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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