Quotation by Letty Cottin Pogrebin

I find it profoundly symbolic that I am appearing before a committee of fifteen men who will report to a legislative body of one hundred men because of a decision handed down by a court comprised of nine men—on an issue that affects millions of women.... I have the feeling that if men could get pregnant, we wouldn't be struggling for this legislation. If men could get pregnant, maternity benefits would be as sacrosanct as the G.I. Bill.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin (20th century), U.S. editor, writer. Family and Politics, ch. 6 (1983).

From a speech before the U.S. Senate subcommittee on labor in 1977.
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