William S. Cohen Papers | House Judiciary
Committee, Women's Issues
MS 126.96.36.199.7 Women's Issues 1977-1980 1 box
Arranged alphabetically by subject. Contains information about a
number of "women's" issues, which were referred to the House
Judiciary Committee, including abortion, domestic violence, and the
protection of the privacy of rape victims. Reports, news clippings,
correspondence, newsletters from various groups concerned with
abortion, and material documenting Cohen's 1978 endorsement of the
extension of the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights
Amendment are found in this subseries. Files were maintained by Jean
Streeter, who worked with Cohen from 1976-1982. There are some
related files on women's issues in the Senate legislative files,
under the Judiciary category.
Abortion; Legislative Background, 1977, 2 folders.
Domestic Violence, 1978.
Employment Discrimination Against Women, 1974-76, 2 folders.
Equal Rights Amendment, 1980.
Equal Rights Amendment, 1979.
Equal Rights Amendment Extension, 1978.
Equal Rights Amendment Form Letters, 1978.
Equal Rights Amendment Republicans, 1980.
Equal Rights Amendment Supporters, 1978.
Equal Rights Amendment Thank You’s, 1978.
Equal Rights Opportunity Clippings, 1978, 2 folders.
General Information, 1977-78.
House Judiciary Committee, 1977-78.
Women's Issues, 1977-78.
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