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.
Survivors, advocates and experts came together in Washington, D.C. to speak out in support of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, demand a fair and unbiased investigation into her allegations and make recommendations for a trauma-informed path forward.
In a New York Times op-ed out today, Anita Hill lays out ground rules for the Senate Judiciary Committee as they prepare to hear testimony from Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.
Congressional lawmakers are demanding that Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Brett Kavanaugh of attempted rape, be allowed to speak before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court leaves much hanging in the balance, including the 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade. In a new video, women from across the country testify to what’s at stake—with their own stories of the debilitating barriers that people face when trying to access abortion care and what it was like before abortion was legal nationwide.
Newly released documents show that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh lied under oath when he claimed that he never received stolen materials from a GOP operative. Lisa Graves is quite familiar with the documents in question—because she wrote some of them. And she’s calling for his impeachment.
In our fall issue, award-winning author Amanda Hollis-Brusky takes stock not just of the threat Brett Kavanaugh poses, but of the efforts by Trump to stack the federal courts, at every level, with nominees just like him.
What’s at stake is bigger than an appointment to the Supreme Court—it’s the intentional and calculated remaking of the federal judiciary to reflect the views of a powerful elite minority in this country.
California Senator Kamala Harris left Judge Brett Kavanaugh speechless at his own confirmation hearing with one simple question: “Can you think of any laws that give government the power to make decisions about the male body?”