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September 04, 2019

Christine Blasey-Ford's Attorney: My Client Was Motivated to Make Claims Against Kavanaugh Partly to Protect Roe V. Wade

Now how 'bout that.

From John Sexton, quoting the Washington Examiner's Paul Bedard, who in turn quotes the lawyer and the book's author Ryan Lovelace:

In April this year, [Blasye's lawyer] spoke at the University of Baltimore’s 11th Feminist Legal Theory Conference titled “Applied Feminism and #MeToo.” Lovelace secured a video of her address and provided a clip to Secrets…

Katz said:

"In the aftermath of these hearings, I believe that Christine's testimony brought about more good than the harm misogynist Republicans caused by allowing Kavanaugh on the court. We were going to have a conservative [justice] … elections have consequences, but he will always have an asterisk next to his name. When he takes a scalpel to Roe v. Wade, we will know who he is, we know his character, and we know what motivates him, and that is important; it is important that we know, and that is part of what motivated Christine."

[The book's author] explained, "Ford's audience was not the Senate, as Katz had previously suggested, but the American people. If they could be persuaded that Justice Kavanaugh was a predator, then they might not accept a future ruling by the five Republican-appointed justices altering the right to obtain an abortion established by Roe v. Wade. Had the Senate understood Ford’s real motivation, as described by Katz, it might have appreciated more fully the pressure that 'organized forces' were applying."

Believe all women. Why would a woman lie about such a thing? I mean, apart from all the reasons human beings typically lie, such as to advance themselves or advance a cause they believe fervently in.


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