Representative-elect Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11), upon her recent arrival to Washington, D.C., has formed the “Freedom Force.” 

by Michelle Easton

Conservative women, a group that’s been under assault for years, has a new champion. Let me tell you why that’s so important in today’s political climate.

For decades, particularly on college campuses, conservative women have been ridiculed, demeaned, verbally and physically attacked, and marginalized. Consider the experiences of these college women:

“I was very active in a conservative college group … after the student organization fair, I was holding a campaign yard sign… as I got in line for dinner… a student sitting at the table directly next to me looked at the sign and said “get it out of my sight before I decide to punch you.”

“Our professor assigned a research paper with vague instructions: write ten pages on a topic you are passionate about. I signed up to write about abortion… As instructed, the paper was 99% research based, with only the last paragraph reflecting my opinion. I received such a low grade on the paper, in stark contrast to those I had received the rest of the semester, that I scheduled an appointment with my professor… unfortunately, the meeting just became an attack by him on my personal beliefs.”

At the Clare Boothe Luce Center for Conservative Women, we hear stories like these every single day. …

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