Few topics stir up more heated debate than how women fare in the workforce. Bloomberg columnist Ramesh Ponnuru recently took on this issue, detailing research that shows discrimination isn't the primary reason why men continue to out-earn women. Yet the bearers of this good news for women -- and it is good news, after all -- are derided as women's enemies. Why are cheerleaders for women's equality so disturbed by research revealing that their cause is further along than they thought?
Carrie L. Lukas is the Managing Director of Independent Women's Forum and Vice President of Policy and Economics at Independent Women's Voice. Lukas is the co-author of Liberty is No War on Women: How Big Government and Victim-Politics Undermine America's Progress and author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Women, Sex, and Feminism, which was published by Regnery Publishing in May 2006. She is also a contributor to National Review Online and a senior fellow at the Goldwater Institute. Lukas appears frequently on television and the radio, on shows such as Fox News Channel's Your World with Neil Cavuto, Fox Report with Shepard Smith, The O'Reilly Factor, Hannity and Colmes, CNBC's Kudlow and Company, and MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews. Lukas's commentaries have appeared in numerous newspapers such as the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, USA Today, the New York Post, Atlanta Journal Constitution, the Arizona Republic, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Baltimore Sun.
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