If a horizon is the farthest point we can see, then I want to look there and find a Court that is not afraid to get uncomfortable and to wade into the muddy waters.
Don’t stop fighting. We are the majority, and we can still win this thing.
Voters today believe Ford is honest by a wide margin—59 to 25 percent—and in numbers much higher than those who believe Kavanaugh to be telling the truth, and nearly half of Americans are now opposed to his confirmation.
The ACLU, as a practice, does not support or oppose political or judicial candidates. This marks only the fourth departure from that policy in the organization’s history—and it comes amid mounting sexual assault allegations against Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
President Trump has finally ordered the FBI to begin an investigation into the mounting sexual assault allegations facing his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh—and feminists lawmakers and advocates are now fighting to ensure that he isn’t limiting its scope.
This is not a new story—but it’s one that should never have to be written and told again.
Four women have now come forward with allegations and information about Brett Kavanaugh’s treatment of women—including claims of sexual assault and other forms of sexual misconduct. Many Senators want to silence them—but feminists are demanding they be heard.
With every passing day—with each sordid detail that comes to light about Brett Kavanaugh’s school years, with every aggressive and hypocritical word that passes across the lips of Senator Mitch “plow through these hearings” McConnell, with every victim-blaming tweet from the pussy-grabbing POTUS himself—my fury swells.
In 1991, a group called “Women for Judge Thomas” led the fight to discredit and silence Anita Hill. The organization, which went on to become the Independent Women’s Forum, is now one of the right-wing groups supporting Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court—with support from rich, white men like the Koch brothers.
Feminist activists blocked the entrances to Senate offices yesterday, chanting in support of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who came forward late last week with sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Over 50 were arrested—but feminists refuse to be silenced.