What sexual assault survivors and activists are doing now after Kavanaugh confirmation
It was almost 5:30 p.m. ET on Friday. Sen. Susan Collins, once a swing vote, had just announced her plan to confirm Kavanaugh, all but guaranteeing his lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court.
Jess Morales Rockett, political director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) — who you might recognize from a video where she confronted Sen. Ted Cruz with her own sexual assault story — was on the ground, surrounded by other exhausted, restless protesters.
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“I’m literally sitting on the steps of the Capitol Building as I talk to you,” she said on the phone, voice cracking under the weight of a burden too many survivors were made to shoulder throughout the hearing. But there was something else, too. Read more…More about Politics, Social Good, Supreme Court, Activism, and Sexual Assault