Phyllis Schlafly

Schlafly, representing the American Conservative Union, testifies before a Senate panel on Sept. 7, 1979

FEW PEOPLE I KNOW WERE as inspired by their childhood as Phyllis Schlafly, who died Sept. 5 at age 92. Those who battled her over her decades as a conservative

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