Conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly on Thursday accepted the “William F. Buckley Jr. Award for Media Excellence” at the 2015 Media Research Center Gala and DisHonors Awards. MRC President Brent Bozell lauded the profound and ongoing role Schlafly has in the conservative movement.
Bozell praised, “It’s no exaggeration to say that few people alive can claim a list of accomplishments such as hers. It’s a list of accomplishments as long as it’s varied.” He listed her battles at Republican conventions (going all the way back to 1952) and her fight to stop the Equal Rights Amendment.
Accepting her award via video, Schlafly lobbied conservatives to fight:
PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY: Well, I want to thank Brent Bozell for this fine award and all the good people here today and encourage you to take up the fight to be in politics where the a[…]