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Unformatted text preview: Women in Fargo claimed their feminist actions to be through symbolic actions such as nurturance and domesticity. One feminist member of the Baker’s Center says, “We are feminists, but we are not rabble-rousing bra burners…” (Ginsburg, 79). The feminists of Fargo do not cause a rumble when it comes to topics other than abortion and the building of an abortion clinic: There is no issue in the women’s movement in which I can more readily accept opposition. If someone starts having opposing views on any other issue, I question their support for feminism. The issue of abortion is one where I can tolerate dissension (Ginsburg, 79) Even though there are enthusiastic feminist activists in Fargo, abortion sometimes drew ambivalent reactions. It was hard for Kay to get support from feminists or physicians in Fargo because a vast amount of feminists believed that being a feminist was at the home and the needs of family....
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course RHETORIC 001 taught by Professor Evans during the Spring '08 term at University of Iowa.
- Spring '08