Born in Peoria, Illinois, Betty Friedan was valedictorian of her high school and attended Smith College, where she edited the college newspaper and graduated summa cum laude in Her book, The Feminine Mystique, touched a public nerve. NOW forced airlines to change their policies that permitted only female flight attendants, and required them to resign when they married or turned And in a key achievement, NOW convinced President Johnson to sign an Executive Order barring sex discrimination by federal contractors. In , NOW became the first national organization to endorse the legalization of abortion.
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Inauguration is the process of inaugurating someone—officially inducting them into a position. Inauguration is also commonly used to refer to a ceremony in which a person or thing is inaugurated. The inauguration of U. The inauguration of a new factory or public building might involve a ribbon-cutting ceremony or a dedication ceremony, for example. However, the word is not all that commonly used in this way. In the context of buildings, the word dedication is more common. The verb inaugurate can also be used in a more general way meaning to formally or officially take action to begin something—to initiate or commence it.
Earlier today President Trump drew attention to an unofficial January 6, , assembly of We The People planning to attend Washington DC on the date of the congressional certification of the electoral vote. Our nation is positioned in a very tenuous time. On the legislative contest President Trump is looking out for the greater interests of the American people while attempting to block the special interest pork spending that benefits everyone except Americans. The urgency of the Omnibus and COVID relief spending creates a narrative contest between the executive branch and the legislative branch… and the timing of that confrontation is in advance of the January 6th certification.
The chart-topping singer was seen on Tuesday meeting with soldiers from the National Guard at the US Capitol, where she was rehearsing for her rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner ahead of the ceremony. Dressed in a long white coat, a matching face covering and a unique hairstyle, Gaga was seen speaking with the soldiers, who all sported traditional camouflage. Princess Leia addresses the rebel troops before the arrival of the Death Star. Life imitating art Princess Leia Lady Gaga pic.