women's rights

  • LM and the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) Betty Friedan, former Legal Momentum board member, co-founder of the National Organization of Women, and writer of The Feminine Mystique, believed the Equal Rights Amendment was essential. ERA supporters such as Friedan agreed the best way to protect women and girls’ rights is through the law. 
  • The State of Women's Equality
  • Legal Momentum Senior Vice President  and Chief Strategic Officer Siobhan "Sam" Bennett represented Legal Momentum on PBS's To the Contrary, a show for which Sam has served as a regular panelist for the past 10 years. On the May 17, 2019 show, Sam commented on recent legislative challenges to women’s personal safety while promoting LM’s historic and ongoing work protecting the physical and economic security of our nation’s women and girls. From the To The Contrary website, here is the episode description: