After Watching Kavanaugh Hearing, Woman Decides to Name State Senator She Says Raped Her

As Christine Blasey Ford testified in Washington last week about the sexual assault that she said happened years ago but remained seared in her memory, a woman on the other side of the country watched and felt inspired.

The woman, Candace Faber, was at home in Seattle watching the testimony of Dr. Blasey and Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee who denies her allegation that he drunkenly assaulted her in high school.

TRUMP’S back in town — More women running for office in New York state —A curious Chris Collins attack ad

When you’re running for re-election while under indictment, there’s a lot to consider.
Do you find a way to get off the ballot, even though it’s not an easy task in New York? (One of the few options is to die, which is thought to be an unpopular choice.) Do you hang your head in shame and simply stop campaigning? (This is only slightly more palatable than the option outlined above.)

Kavanaugh’s Hero Worship Threatens Women’s Equal Rights

In 2017, Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, delivered a speech on former Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) during which he called the ultraconservative former justice his hero. Kavanaugh explained that he not only admired Rehnquist’s legal opinions but also his strategic approach to the law: He played the long game. He saw where he wanted the law to go, and he was willing to make incremental steps to try to convince his colleagues so that he could get five justices to that position.

5 Women’s Rights Issues In Danger In The US Right Now

As we observe Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26, which commemorates the day on which the Nineteenth Amendment, giving women the right to vote, was certified in 1920, it’s important to take the opportunity to take stock. How far has the United States come in terms of women’s rights — and how is it stalling, or going backwards? The news in many quarters seems positive. More Democrat women are running for office in the 2018 midterm elections than ever before, and the #MeToo movement continues to drive public conversation. But there are some fundamental rights for American women remain at risk.

Trump Says He Understands Why Women Fear Roe v. Wade Reversal

President Donald Trump said he understands why women are concerned that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh may lead to a reversal of existing abortion law in the U.S., but says it could be a “long time” before the high court hears a case on the topic. Asked in an interview with the Daily Mail’s Piers