Social progressives, historically, are the folks who got kids out of sweat shops and into schools.
Originally Posted by jyoshu
Social progressives are the folks who pulled kids away from 12 hour work days or longer starting as young as age 5 or 6. Take a look at the real world. Where are kids still working 12-hour days, not going to school? Your repressive, patriarchal, enormously religious cultures is where.
Feminists are the social progressives who educated the American public on the issue of rape--which education led to the condemnation of the pedophilia widely practiced by those in the priesthood, including those who serve as pastors in the Protestant community.
Feminists are the social progressives who brought the Roman Catholic laity into a state of awareness where they challenged the godlike status of Roman Catholic priests.
So, if we are where we, in rather a more advanced state of civilization than we were some 30, 50, or so years ago, a century ago, it is largely due to the work of social progressives. Never forget that.
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