Category Archives: Civil Liberties

“Truth crushed to earth will rise again”

I’m reminded today of something that Martin Luther King Jr. wrote in the February 8, 1958 issue of the Baptist magazine Missions. “Those of us who call the name of Jesus Christ find something in the center of our faith which forever reminds us that God is on the side of truth and justice,” Dr. […]

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Brett Kavanaugh, amid serious new allegations of sexual assault, prepares to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee, face his first accuser

Thursday morning, assuming things continue as planned, both Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Professor Christine Blasey Ford are supposed to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee, where they’ll be questioned about a sexual assault that’s alleged to have taken place in ’82, at a house party in the suburbs of Washington, DC. Blasey, […]

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A Kavanaugh classmate at Yale alleges that the Supreme Court nominee shoved his penis in her face at a party… and, believe it or not, that’s not even the worst story about the man to come out today

Well, it looks as though there’s another allegation of sexual misconduct against Brett Kavanaugh. This one dates back to the Supreme Court nominee’s freshman year at Yale, when, according to a classmate by the name of Deborah Ramirez, he dropped his pants and thrust his penis into her face at a party without her consent. […]

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Planned Parenthood and the campaign to get Susan Collins to do the right thing

Planned Parenthood isn’t fucking around… This afternoon, the respected, 102 year old reproductive health care organization launched an aggressive, six-figure ad campaign in Maine directed at Senator Susan Collins, one of two pro-choice Republicans who presently stand between anti-abortion Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court. The first ad in the campaign, which features a […]

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Kavanaugh, having established his history of perjury, and a desire to kill Roe v. Wade, moves toward confirmation

I think a lot of people expected the Brett Kavanuagh nomination to be shit show, but I don’t think anyone expected it to go this poorly. As I understand it, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned Donald Trump at the outset that, if he were to nominate Kavanaugh, it would be difficult, given his considerable […]

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