Patricia Miller

Patricia Miller is the author of Bringing Down the Colonel: A Sex Scandal of the Gilded Age & the “Powerless” Woman Who Took on Washington and Good Catholics: The Battle Over Abortion in the Catholic Church. A former editor of Conscience and the Kaiser Daily Reproductive Health Report, she writes about the politics of sex and religion for Religion Dispatches.

The War on Women: Back to the Future?

The Republicans seem to think they can erase the past four months and their “war on women,” but if history is any guide, this is wishful thinking. In fact, the historical record suggests we may be witnessing a reawakening of the reproductive rights movement.