Women at War

Posted By on January 30, 2013

Steven Wedgeworth has brought everything down to what’s at the core of the women-in-combat issue:

G.K. Chesterton once wrote, “Feminists are, as their name implies, opposed to anything feminine.” We are now seeing this come to its most poignant fulfillment, as “women’s equality” has reached the point of the US government putting them in full military combat roles. Many conservative Christians are outraged, but this shouldn’t be seen as anything new. Women have already been in mostly non-combat positions in the military, and women firefighters and policepersons are commonplace. Women are taught from the earliest ages that they should do anything that they desire, no matter the perceived restrictions. We could trace this development back much further, of course, as it goes back at least to the middle of the 19th century. We are simply at the logical end of all of that. The women’s movement would say that they are finally winning “the war on women,” but I would suggest that the sides have been misnamed. It is true that there is a war against women. It’s just that the feminists are the ones waging it, and they’ve nearly won.

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Jennie is the wife of Matthew and mother of ten children, all of whom keep the household bubbling with life, learning, and levity. Jennie co-founded LAF in 2002 with Lydia Sherman and has been delighted to hear from women all over the world who enjoy their femininity and love to cultivate womanly virtues.

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2 Responses to “Women at War”

  1. Maddie says:

    Beautiful article. Can someone explain to me the etymological basis for Chesterton’s statement? I always thought the -ist suffix meant promotion of the foregoing.

  2. That’s exactly the source of the irony, Maddie–a feminist should be promoting things that are feminine and unique about womanhood instead of degrading femininity and pushing women to see only male roles and jobs as worthwhile.

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