Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Hearing Begins Today

This morning, the Senate Judiciary Committee will begin its confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump's nominee to replace the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court.

If you're looking for a streaming broadcast of the hearing, C-SPAN's will be available here and PBS's will be avilable here once it begins at 9:30 ET.

Kavanaugh is, of course, terrible. His appointment to SCOTUS would be dreadful for workers, for people seeking abortions, for immigrants, for marginalized people of all sorts. Which is precisely why he was chosen.

And, if confirmed, he would be the second illegitimate justice (in addition to Neil Gorsuch) who was selected by an illegitimate president, after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his obstructionist party blocked President Obama's nominee Merrick Garland from even getting a nomination hearing.

The public does not want Kavanaugh confirmed. Now we've got to make some noise about it. Contact your Senators, even if and especially if they are conservatives who have indicated that they will affirm Kavanaugh, and make your opposition heard.

If you need one, People for the American Way has a script for you to use when you call your senators' offices.

They also have a Toolkit for Activists with other action items to oppose Kavanaugh's nomination.

Let's work those teaspoons and make some noise!

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