Brett Kavanaugh

Protesting on the Supreme Court’s Front Porch

October 23, 2018

Some dressed as characters from The Handmaid’s Tale, the dystopian novel about a society in which women are valued only if their ovaries are viable. Others chanted “This isn’t over” while holding signs that said “WE DO NOT CONSENT” and “UNFIT TO SERVE.” That was the scene that greeted Justice Brett Kavanaugh when he arrived…

A Shadow Across Our Democracy

July 24, 2018

The fate of our democracy may very well hang on the vote of Justice Kennedy’s replacement. If a newly constituted Supreme Court were to overrule (or limit to a vanishing point) Roe v. Wade, it would only matter if state legislatures restricted abortion rights. Undocumented men and women brought to this country as children and…