Other Activities in 1971–72

Murray Straus

1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Medora S. Bass was appointed chair of a task force on Sterilization Laws and Rights of the Mentally Handicapped.

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 The Research and Theory Committee organized workshops on research methodology at the University of New Hampshire, under the direction of Murray Straus, and at Brigham Young University, under the direction of Boyd Rollins.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The first edition of Graduate Programs in the Family: Student Perspectives (1972), written by graduate students, became available.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Liaison Committee, to which NCFR had two representatives, sponsored a 4-day intensive workshop for 25 doctors and their wives on various aspects of family life.

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 The Family Action Committee supported the Equal Rights Amendment and prepared a letter informing senators of its concerns regarding the amendment. NCFR members were urged to work in their states for its ratification.

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 Read the 1972 NCFR Family Action Committee statement on the Equal Rights Amendment

Categories: Other Activities, Public Policy