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Nancy Northup Op-Ed: “Personal Liberties” Beyond Abortion are Enshrined in Roe

The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy raises serious concerns about the future of abortion access in light of President Trump’s promise to nominate Supreme Court justices who will overturn Roe v. Wade

Hearing Recap: Judge Kavanaugh’s Testimony Confirms Hostile Record and Philosophy on Reproductive Rights

During his confirmation hearing, Judge Brett Kavanaugh faced extensive questioning about his views on reproductive rights…

Day 3: Leaked Email Reveals Judge Kavanaugh’s Views on Roe and “Precedent”

Today was the last chance for the Senate and the American public to hear Judge Brett Kavanaugh's views on the constitutional right to abortion—yet he continued to refuse to answer questions about how he views the merits of landmark Supreme Court decisions on abortion…

Day 2: Judge Brett Kavanaugh Skirts Questions on Abortion

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, on the second day of his confirmation hearing, repeatedly refused to answer questions about whether important cases on reproductive rights were correctly decided by the U.S. Supreme Court…

Kenyan Government: Stop Sexual Violence

In the aftermath of the chaotic presidential election results in Kenya in early August and again in October, more than 50 accounts of rape and sexual violence have been identified throughout Kenya—including gang rape and beatings by members of security forces and militia groups…

Day 1: Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Hearing Begins: What’s at Stake?

Amid considerable tumult, the Senate Judiciary Committee today began the hearing process to consider the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve as the next Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court…

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