Mic: Protesters dressed in “Handmaid’s Tale” costumes are waiting outside the Kavanaugh hearing


As lawmakers gathered Tuesday on Capitol Hill for the first day of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, protesters clad in Handmaid’s Tale garb lined the halls outside the hearing room.

The Handmaid’s Tale protesters belong to the advocacy group Demand Justice, the Hill reported. The organization said in a statement its members went to Capitol Hill as a show of dissent against what it called Kavanaugh’s “anti-abortion, anti-health care and anti-women” views, calling the Trump nominee “an extremist ideologue who, if confirmed to the Supreme Court, will take away women’s basic rights.”

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