New Temperance Movement

Last week, we talked about how the women’s suffrage and temperance movements were closely aligned. We also discussed the many domestic issues that the WCTU took on associated with the abuse of alcohol including physical abuse of women and children. Here is an article, I came across that suggest that temperance should be now linked to the MeToo movement for similar reasons.

https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/10/09/kavanaugh-metoo-temperance-suffragettes-221141

Worth a read. Reminder that sometimes history is not just in past, but in the present.

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