UltraViolet

UltraViolet is an online community of over 550,000 women and men who want to take collective action to expose and fight sexism in the public sector, private sector and the media.  Find out more at WeAreUltraViolet.org

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Women’s Group: Upcoming Senate Judiciary Committee Hearings on Kavanaugh Should Be Canceled, Kavanaugh’s Nomination Withdrawn Immediately
Moments ago, lawyer Michael Avenatti revealed new allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh by his client Julie Swetnick, a survivor of a ‘gang rape’ where she alleges Kavanaugh was present. She submitted testimony under oath that she witnessed Kavanaugh’s...
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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Trump’s Attacks On Deborah Ramirez Are Vile & Disgusting
Statement from Shaunna Thomas, Executive Director and Co-Founder of UltraViolet Action, a leading national women’s organization: “Just when you think we’ve hit rock bottom, Donald Trump finds a way to go even lower. “It is clear that Trump and Senate Republicans are not at all interested in...
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Thursday, September 20, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh has Already Lied to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Multiple Occasions; Why Should We Believe Him Now?
BREAKING in today’s Washington Post: Brett Kavanaugh’s answers to the Senate Judiciary Committee “warrant heavy skepticism” and are “not accurate.” So that begs the question, if Brett Kavanaugh has already lied to the Senate once, why should we believe his denials of Dr. Blasey Ford’s accusations...
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh Is a Liar
Shaunna Thomas, co-founder and executive director of UltraViolet Action, a leading national women’s group, issued the following statement, this morning: “Dr. Blasey Ford has zero to gain from lying and everything to lose. Brett Kavanaugh on the other hand has a repeated and well documented history...
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
UltraViolet: Senator Collins Is Dead Wrong, Christine Blasey Ford Is Not On Trial; Burden of Proof Is All On Kavanaugh
Statement of Shaunna Thomas, founder of UltraViolet, issued the following statement on Senator Susan Collins call for opposing counsels to cross examine Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford: “Senator Susan Collins is dead wrong. Her call for Brett Kavanaugh’s attorney to cross examine Dr...
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Kavanaugh Should Be Scrutinized, Not Ford
Moments ago, it was reported that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her would testify publicly on Monday . This weekend, The Washington Post published a piece in which Christine Blasey Ford, the writer of the...
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Monday, September 17, 2018
Women’s Group To Christine Blasey Ford: We Have Your Back
In the piece, Ford described how Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed on her back and groped her over her clothes, and that when she tried to scream, Kavanaugh put his hand over her mouth. The Washington Post also details how Ford took a polygraph test administered by a former FBI agent in early August,...
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Thursday, August 30, 2018
Women’s Group: DeVos’ New Rules on Campus Sexual Assault Will Make Students Less Safe by Protecting Rapists over Sexual Assault Survivors
Moments ago, the New York Times reported that Trump Administration Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is preparing new rules on campus sexual misconduct that would weaken protections for sexual assault survivors, reduce liability for school administrators and increase protections for accused sexual...
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Tuesday, August 07, 2018
New “Worst For Women” Campaign Targets 15 Members of CongressNew “Worst For Women” Campaign Targets 15 Members of Congress
A new campaign targeting more than a dozen members of Congress as the “Worst for Women” is launching today, with digital ads and a new micro-site featuring an inaugural legislative scorecard produced by American Bridge and UltraViolet PAC. The members of Congress named as the “Worst for Women”...
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Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Women’s Group Calls for NY AG Eric Schneiderman’s Immediate Resignation After Physical Abuse Allegations Surface
Statement from Shaunna Thomas, co-founder of UltraViolet, on reports in The New Yorker that four women have accused New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman of physical abuse : “The actions of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman are horrific. This is unacceptable in any scenario, but...
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