Monday, June 27, 2022

Tag: sexual assault

ACLU formally opposes Kavanaugh, citing credible sexual assault allegations & partisan...

“As a nonpartisan organization, the ACLU does not oppose Judge Kavanaugh based on predictions about how he would vote as a Justice. We oppose him in light of the credible allegations of sexual assault against him.”

Meet one of the sexual assault survivors who confronted Jeff Flake...

The women held open the elevator door, telling Flake, through their tears, that he was dismissing their pain.

Will the FBI’s Kavanaugh probe be a White House coverup?

The question is whether this sham investigation will satisfy at least two of these Senators, and give them political cover they will need to vote to confirm, or whether they will demand a full and thorough FBI investigation instead of a cover-up.

Kavanaugh is the wrong nominee for our times

Kavanaugh exposes the true partisan nature of the highest court, which is not a neutral arbiter but another battleground for partisan politics.

Men, we can do better

Survivors of sexual assault like Christine Blasey Ford deserve our support, not our opposition.

55% of GOP say sexual assault not disqualifying for SCOTUS; What...

Morality ought to be equally distributed across parties, like immorality.

Indigenous culture reasserts women’s power through dance

The colonial legacy of patriarchy undergirds a long, entrenched history of abuse of Native women.

Yale law students protest alum Brett Kavanaugh, demand investigation of sexual...

Yale students will “continue speaking out, speaking to the press, until we feel there is a full and fair investigation.”

Kavanaugh, Ford, and power

I hope today’s performance convinces a critical mass of American women to do what must be done November 6 to give themselves a firm and clear voice in the Senate and in the rest of American government.

Dr. Barbara Ransby: What the defamation of Anita Hill can teach...

Many warn senators not to repeat the mistakes of the Anita Hill hearings of 1991 by an all-male, all-white Senate Judiciary Committee.

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US Court of Appeals overturns EPA’s decision that glyphosate is safe for humans and...

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto-Bayer’s pesticide, is the most widely used pesticide in the world.

Ugly side of Trump’s 2020 lies and bullying come before committee 

Trump-directed mobs threaten officials who wouldn’t cheat for him.

The current US Supreme Court is not constitutionally legitimate

Dobbs is a watershed attack that will come to be known as an infamous consolidation of an unrelenting extremist assault on this country's gains for equality and justice.

Ten ways billionaires avoid taxes on an epic scale

After a year of reporting on the tax machinations of the ultrawealthy, ProPublica spotlights the top tax-avoidance techniques that provide massive benefits to billionaires.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.