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Women Are Deeply Divided on Brett Kavanaugh. Here’s Why.

posted on October 2, 2018

For The Washington Post, Michelle Nickerson and Emily S. Johnson write about the origin of divisions among women over Brett Kavanaugh. Johnson is a former post-doctoral student at the Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, which publishes this journal. Nickerson and Johnson write, “Part of the ‘Women for Kavanaugh’ movement traces its roots through conservative anti-feminism. For as long as there have been feminist movements in the United States, there have been women stepping forward to say ‘not in my name.”’ They write, “They have positioned themselves as political guardians of family well-being. These activists asserted that women’s God-prescribed role in society grants them authority in debates over government measures to improve family and community life.”

Read at The Washington Post