The Cut: Women Dressed As Handmaids Are Protesting the Kavanaugh Hearing

  As senators prepare to spend the next few days grilling Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s nominee for Supreme Court justice, protesters lined the halls outside the hearing room in full Handmaid’s Tale garb — a chilling reminder of what the future could look like in the hands of someone who ruled against an undocumented teenager in a detention facility seeking the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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IndieWire: ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Protestors Fight Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Nomination: ‘He Will Take Away Women’s Basic Rights’

  The liberal advocacy group Demand Justice channeled Hulu’s Emmy-winning “The Handmaid’s Tale” while protesting Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination in Washington D.C. Kavanaugh is taking part in three confirmation hearings this week after being nominated for the Supreme Court by Donald Trump. Female members of Demand Justice appeared outside the meeting hall dressed in the red cloaks […]

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Entertainment Weekly: Activists don Handmaid’s Tale costumes to protest Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

  Activists crashed Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination hearing on Tuesday morning by protesting the event wearing costumes inspired by The Handmaid’s Tale. …“Brett Kavanaugh is an extremist ideologue who, if confirmed to the Supreme Court, will take away women’s basic rights,” read a statement issued to The Hill by the activists, who were present on […]

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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 […]

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The Hollywood Reporter: ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Activists Crash Kavanaugh Supreme Court Hearing

  Judge Brett Kavanaugh became the latest target of a Handmaid’s Tale-themed protest on Tuesday morning. …The costumed protesters are with Demand Justice, a liberal advocacy group fighting Kavanaugh’s confirmation. In a statement to The Hill, the group said they were there to protest Kavanaugh’s “anti-abortion, anti-healthcare and anti-women” views. Read the full article here.   […]

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The Hill: Liberal groups unite in campaign to block Kavanaugh

  Liberal advocacy groups are pushing for Democrats to unite in their opposition to Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court ahead of his confirmation hearings next week. Demand Justice and nine other groups, including the Indivisible, NARAL Pro-Choice America and MoveOn, launched the “Whip the Vote” campaign Monday to pressure Democrats to affirm they will vote […]

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POLITICO: Collins’ warmth brightens Kavanaugh’s prospects

  Just hours before special counsel Robert Mueller landed a guilty verdict from Donald Trump’s onetime campaign chairman Paul Manafort, the Senate’s most important swing vote was quizzing the president’s Supreme Court nominee on presidential power. …The campaign to press Collins to vote against Kavanaugh, led by Demand Justice, has focused on Roe v. Wade, which […]

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