Anti-Susan Collins site raises $2 million and crashes during her Kavanaugh 'yes' speech

Republican senator Susan Collins of Maine gave a lengthy speech in the Senate today, announcing she'll vote in support of Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The judge is an accused serial sexual assaulter who repeatedly lied to lawmakers under oath during his confirmation hearings. It looks like Collins will cast the deciding "yes" vote to place Trump's dirty candidate on the nation's highest court. Read the rest

Why was Facebook's Joel Kaplan sitting right behind Brett Kavanaugh during bizarre Senate hearings?

During the Senate hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump's supreme court nominee, a number of observers on Twitter noticed a weird detail. Read the rest

Brett Kavanaugh lied to the Senate. Many times. Here's a long list, and a video supercut.

News reports and personal accounts from people who knew him show that Brett Kavanaugh lied again and again at his Senate confirmation hearing. How can this sputtering, raging, serial liar possibly be considered for the role of a Supreme Court justice? Read the rest

Now on the Internet Archive: Brett Kavanaugh's 1983 Georgetown Prep yearbook

The wonderful people of the Internet Archive have posted a scan of the 1983 edition of Cupola, the yearbook of Georgetown Prep, alma mater of a rageaholic blackout drunk widely favored by Republican Senators for a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court of the United States Senate. Read the rest

Visualizing the relative evasiveness of Kavanaugh and Ford

Kavanaugh didn't just DARVO his way through yesterday's hearing: his bluster, tears, rage, and blame-shifting also allowed him to dodge a remarkable number of questions raised by the senators. Read the rest

Support abortion access with 'Broadway Acts For Women' and 'A is For'

Kavanaugh got you pissed off about the future of Roe v. Wade? Support this awesome event, and this awesome nonprofit.—The Editors.

In 2012, A is For was launched as a response to the ever-escalating legislative attacks on access to safe reproductive healthcare. I'm proud to be one of the co-founders and its vice president. Read the rest

Kavanaugh's weeping, shouting, and blaming is classic DARVO behavior

Churlish Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh put on quite a show yesterday. Read the rest

American Bar Association asks the US Senate to slow down and call the FBI

The American Bar Association, implied by apoplectic US Senator Lindsay Graham as offering their "gold standard" rating to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, has asked the US Senate to investigate said nominee. Seems the ABA also had problems with Kavanaugh in the past, which the Senate also ignored. Read the rest

A fourth Kavanaugh sexual assault while drunk allegation emerges

There is now a fourth allegation, and it involves physical assault. Read the rest

How to take care of yourself when exposed to sexual violence in media and online

Here are some timely resources for sexual violence survivors and the people who love them.

RAINN is an important non-profit organization that has been advocating for the rights and dignity of sexual violence victims for a long time. They put out a statement on the Cosby verdict today, and some great advice for people who have survived sexual violence, and their loved ones. Because days like today are tough. Read the rest

Trump very upset about 'False Acquisitions'

Donald Trump is super upset about the new accusations made against his Supreme Court pick Judge Brett Kavanaugh by the federal judge's onetime Yale classmate, Deborah Ramirez. Read the rest

Kavanaugh faces gang rape claims. Third woman “witness and victim” to be revealed, Avenatti says

Attorney Michael Avenatti told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow that his client, whom he describes as a “witness and a victim,” is going to come forward within the next 48 hours with new allegations against Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Read the rest

Kavanaugh denies sex assault claims on Fox News, says he was a virgin at the time (VIDEO)

Watch the full interview with Kavanaugh below.

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh has now been credibly accused by multiple women of sexual assault. He gave Fox News an “emotional” and “intimate” interview, says Fox News, with his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh seated beside him as the traditional long-suffering female prop.

The content of the interview was creepy, weird, and reveals a lot about how the administration will likely retaliate against Christine Blasey Ford and others who accuse Kavanaugh of serious sexual misconduct. Read the rest

Christine Blasey Ford hypnotized by her therapist probably: Jeanine Pirro of Fox News [Video]

I regret to inform you The Sexual Assault Network is at it again.

“Is this hypnosis? Is this confabulation?” That's Judge Jeanine Pirro on Fox News, talking about Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's report of surviving an attempted rape at the hands of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Read the rest

Top conservative lawyer insinuates Kavanaugh classmate and 'lookalike' was Christine Ford's alleged attacker

Ed Whelan, the president of a conservative think tank and a former law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia, has been promising a silver-bullet exoneration of Brett Kavanaugh, the alleged drunken teen sex pest, all week long. Read the rest

Kavanaugh's Yale fraternity brothers posing with a flag of womens' underwear (PHOTO)

Young Brett Kavanaugh belonged to a wild fraternity at Yale that was reviled for misogyny and drunken woman-degrading antics.

Allegations of sexual assault follow more than half a dozen DKE members, including its president. And now, Brett Kavanaugh.

This archival photograph from the year Kavanaugh was a sophomore at the University, and already inducted into the fraternity, kind of says all you need to know about rape culture. Read the rest

Does this "Women for Kavanaugh" bus photo op show mostly men?

The Women for Kavanaugh bus is on tour! Read the rest

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