What I’m Reading: The Second Coming of the KKK – 18 in a series – “… the WCTU, called for prohibiting not only liquor but also tobacco, prostitution,…”

“A pair of anti-liquor organizations—the Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) and the Anti-Saloon League (ASL)—also passed on their genes to the Klan. The larger association, the WCTU, called for prohibiting not only liquor but also tobacco, prostitution, immorality in entertainment, and Sunday store opening.”

The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition by Linda Gordon

What I'm Reading: The Second Coming of the KKK - 1 in a series

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