Women and Children First?

Dalrock has a post on Women and Children First after the sinking of the Costa Concordia.

Interestingly he points out that feminists actually derided this policy…

…such an attitude provoked sharp responses from early feminists, who believed that ‘women and children first’ infantilised women, and it gave rise to the slogan ‘Votes not Boats’ for the female sex.

The fact that the implementation of Women and Children first on the Titanic resulted in needless loss of life and is extremely inefficient in an emergency situation is not brought up very often.

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