Brett Kavanaugh is exactly the foe to reproductive rights we said he’d be. This election will be a crucible

Exactly two years ago today, Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to be a justice to the supreme court. What followed was one of the most bitter confirmation battles in the history of the court. Advocates and citizens lined up to lobby their Senators to vote no on the confirmation, deeply concerned about the judge’s record on civil rights, reproductive rights, and executive authority. Kavanaugh was the least popular nominee to face confirmation and that was all before Dr Christine Blasey Ford came forward with her allegation of sexual assault.

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Ilyse Hogue is the president of Naral Pro-Choice America and the author of the upcoming book The Lie That Binds

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