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  •  Kathleen Parker, meet Title IX (11+ / 0-)

    My daughter was a rugby player in high school and college (hence my screenname). If you think teenage women don't have the hormones for aggression, go watch a rugby game. And when they're well trained -- as more and more of them are thanks to Title IX and a lifetime of playing sports -- they're tough. One of the hardest-fought games I watched was the round-of-16 nationals game in 2005 between the Navy and Air Force academy women.

    I would have no hesitation at all at seeing any of these women as the firefighter coming to rescue me or the police officer tackling the gunman in the shopping mall.

    •  Where did the stories about: (1+ / 0-)
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      "Mamma Tiger" or "Mama Bear" defending their offspring come from if females don't have the hormones for aggression?  It's a silly argument to use.

      Just give me a good patch of dirt and I'll show you growth and well-being!

      by kfred on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 07:26:55 AM PST

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