President Donald Trump for the first time directly mocked Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee by casting doubt on her testimony during a campaign rally.
In the heat of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation battle, President Donald Trump stoked fears of an all-out gender war: “It is a very scary time for young men in America,” he warned at a recent press conference, “where you can be guilty of something you may not be guilty of.”
Now that the FBI is conducting an investigation into claims of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, there are essentially three paths forward.
In 1991, Anita Hill testified in front of an all-white, all-male Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegations that she was sexually harassed by then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas (accusations that he denied). Nearly three decades later, another woman may sit in front of the same committee — though its makeup has changed overall, its members from the majority party are still all men — to share her own story of attempted rape by the man, who has also denied it, currently awaiting confirmation to the Supreme Court.
Sixty-five women who knew Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in high school have testified to his good character in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee, in light of recently surfaced allegations that he tried to force himself on a girl during his time at Georgetown Preparatory School, an all-boys school in Bethesda, Maryland.
Chants of support for equal pay echoed outside the Supreme Court as several women’s rights organizations spoke out against Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the high court.
Senate Democrats are gearing up to press Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on his decades-long relationship with former Judge Alex Kozinski, who was forced into retirement last year by a mounting sexual harassment scandal.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told an interviewer last weekend that she’d like to spend “at least” five more years on the bench before stepping down — that is, she’ll stay till she’s 90.
NARAL president Ilyse Hogue explains the strategy for protecting abortion rights in the Supreme Court and in the states.
Opinion Contributor on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the powers of the President to nominate justices.