Fortune: Women Dressed as Handmaids Are Protesting Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing


Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, expected to be met by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee at his confirmation hearing Tuesday morning.

But it wasn’t just senators who made an appearance. The hearing, which is open to the public, also featured a colorful cast of characters. Handmaids, to be precise.

…The women are with an organization called Demand Justice, which is a liberal advocacy group. In a statement provided to The Hill, they said they were there to highlight Kavanaugh’s “anti-abortion, anti-healthcare, and anti-women views,” noting that he is an “extremist ideologue who, if confirmed to the Supreme Court, will take away women’s basic rights.”

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