Jessica Prol

  • Deescalating the War on Women

    Dear Pastor, Perhaps you’ve read my recent post, titled “Turning the ‘War on Women’ to the ‘War for Women.’” In it I suggested that the “war on women” is a real thing—not the bigoted, misogynistic attack on female sexuality that secular (and some evangelical) progressives suggest, but a complex gender-charged disagreement about female (and fundamentally

  • Turning the “War on Women” to the “War for Women”

    Wikipedia, that encyclopedic shaman of our Internet age, defines “War on Women” as “an expression used in United States politics that characterizes certain Republican Party policies as a wide-scale assault on women’s rights, especially reproductive rights.” As a committed political and theological conservative, former staffer for three (GOP) Members of Congress, and proud carrier of