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Brett Kavanaugh Explains His 'Abortion-Inducing Drugs' Comment

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said he was simply recounting the plaintiff’s views in a 2015 lawsuit when he used the phrase “abortion-inducing drugs” to describe birth control during his confirmation hearing last week.   “That was the position of the plaintiffs in that case, and I was accurately describing the plaintiffs’ position,” Kavanaugh wrote in response to a follow-up […]

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Lisa Murkowski's Biggest Reason To Oppose Brett Kavanaugh May Not Be Abortion Rights

WASHINGTON ― For all the speculation about Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and whether she’ll vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, there is an issue beyond abortion rights perhaps weighing more heavily on her as she makes her decision: protections for Alaska Natives. Advocates for Alaska Natives, who were crucial to Murkowski’s re-election in 2010, […]

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Brett Kavanaugh Refers To Birth Control As 'Abortion-Inducing Drugs' At Confirmation Hearing

On the third day of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee, he referred to contraception as “abortion-inducing drugs.” Judge Kavanaugh was responding to a question from Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Thursday about his 2015 dissent in the Priests for Life v. HHS case. Kavanaugh had sided […]

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Netflix's 'Reversing Roe' Reveals What's At Stake If Brett Kavanaugh Is Confirmed

Netflix’s upcoming documentary “Reversing Roe” shows just how much is at stake in America’s abortion battle.  A trailer for the documentary released Tuesday shows the long-fought battle between advocates for and against abortion. From second-wave feminist marches to the religious right and the onslaught of attacks on abortion clinics, “Reversing Roe” promises to show the […]

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Susan Collins Says Brett Kavanaugh Is 'Clearly' Qualified For Supreme Court

WASHINGTON ― Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), whose vote could be critical for confirming President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, said the judge is “clearly” qualified for the position. “When you look at the credentials that Judge Kavanaugh brings to the job, it’ll be very difficult for anyone to argue that he’s not qualified for […]