All Articles on Christine Blasey Ford

High school pictures of both Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh. Views
Brett Kavanaugh, the All-American Privileged Boy
His was not a judicial temperament. It was the unhinged ranting of a right-wing ideologue who should not be allowed to serve as an associate justice of SCOTUS.
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Brett Kavanaugh (left) and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford (right). ( Views
What Brett Doesn't Know: Ten Lesson From the Ford-Kavanaugh Hearings
It's fairly obvious that Kavanaugh cannot be trusted, but there's more to it than that
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Protestors rally against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh as they march on Capitol Hill, September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. On Thursday, Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault, is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Views
Men Are Afraid of Women Now? Good.
In the president’s words, the women coming forward are part of "a con game." But it has begun to feel as if the real con game is the broad expectation that women will go along peaceably.
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. News
With 'Extraordinary' and 'Remarkable' Request, Bar Association Calls on GOP to Delay Vote, Order FBI Probe into Kavanaugh
As White House and Republicans hit throttle to confirm nominee despite sexual assault allegations, nation's largest association of lawyers says lifetime appointment "simply too important to rush to a vote"
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In a statement on Thursday, NARAL Action—which is planning to hold a sit-in at Sen. Susan Collins' (R-Maine) office in Portland, Maine on Friday—declared, "Brett Kavanaugh is a sexual predator, which unquestionably disqualifies him from holding any office in government, let alone the highest court in the country." News
'Time to Fight': Emergency Mobilizations at Senate Offices Nationwide on Friday to Stop Kavanaugh
"Republicans are moving forward to confirm Brett Kavanaugh. They do not care about our pain. They do not care about our trauma."
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Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) shouts while questioning Judge Brett Kavanaugh during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. News
He Wouldn't Say a Word to Christine Blasey Ford But Unhinged Lindsey Graham Breaks Silence, Has 'Full-Blown Temper Tantrum' to Defend Kavanaugh
Republicans wouldn't ask the accuser, who happens to be a woman, any questions. But once the accused, a man, was in the witness chair—turns out they had quite a lot to say
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"If there is no truth to [Ford's] charges, the FBI investigation will show that. Are you afraid that they might not?" Durbin asked. News
'Are You Afraid?': Kavanaugh Claims Innocence But Angrily and Repeatedly Refuses to Back Call for FBI Probe
After a flailing opening statement insisting he is innocent of all sexual assault charges, the judge repeatedly refused to support a federal investigation
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Women and men showed support for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford on Capitol Hill as she testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday regarding her allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in high school. News
As Survivors Nationwide Express Gratitude for Ford's 'Courage,' Power of Her Testimony Declared 'Disaster for Republicans'
"There are so many things to say about Ford's testimony, but the thing that strikes me most, beyond her credibility, is her precision, her insistence on what she does and doesn't know, and not being railroaded into saying anything other than that."
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U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) speaks before testimony from Christine Blasey Ford at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, D.C. News
Denouncing 'Misogynistic Bullying' and 'Failed Leadership,' 50+ Groups Call on Grassley to Resign Immediately as Judiciary Committee Chair
"You have publicly bullied a woman who has stepped forward to report allegations of sexual assault."
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Asked by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Il.) during Wednesday's hearing how certain she was that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was the individual who sexually assaulted her during a high school social gathering in the early 1980's, Christine Blasey Ford did not hesitate and responded confidently: "100 percent." News
How Certain Is Christine Blasey Ford That Brett Kavanaugh Was the Person Who Assaulted Her? "100 Percent"
"Given how much that hurt to watch," said one observer of the hearing, "I can't fathom how painful it is for her. So courageous."
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