ABC News: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ protesters target Kavanaugh

 

As Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh took his seat Tuesday before senators ready to scrutinize his stance on abortion, a group of women stood in silent protest outside the judge’s confirmation hearing room, dressed in floor-length red gowns and white bonnets to reflect the Dystopian threat of “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

…”We are fighting Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination because he represents the greatest threat to the right to legal abortion since Roe was decided. Already in America, the right to abortion is under attack, putting access out of reach for far too many women, especially low-income women and women of color. Brett Kavanaugh would take our current reality and make it worse—much worse,” Lori Lodes, an advisor with Demand Justice, wrote in a statement to ABC News.

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