How Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation could affect Roe v. Wade

President Trump nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington

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Senate Democratic women are planning a Thursday event at the Capitol with Planned Parenthood and NARAL to argue to Republicans like Collins and Murkowski that Kavanaugh would threaten Roe v. Wade and women's access to contraceptives.

"Sen. Jeff Flake said in a statement: "As I have said before, approving a nominee who will interpret the constitution rather than legislate from the bench should be our top priority".

For many it wasn't so much how Kavanaugh had gotten into debt or what over, but the fact that in 2017 it appeared his three credit cards and loan had somehow been paid off.

While President Trump said potential nominees for the Supreme Court were not asked how they would vote on specific cases, he asserted as a presidential candidate in 2016 that Roe V. Wade could be overturned with the right justices.

She said progressives are trying to portray Kavanaugh as a radical, when he is actually a textualist.

The ADL, Greenblatt said, will highlight issues that Kavanaugh should be questioned on by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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The most vulnerable Democratic senators heading to the midterms include Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Joe Donnelly of IN - all of whom voted for Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch past year.

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Dana Loesch slammed Democrats for "shameless fearmongering" about President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick.

The White House has tried to portray President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, as a down-to-earth guy who engages in wholesome activities like watching sports and mentoring kids when he isn't ruling against women's reproductive rights or explaining why the president is above the law.

"One of the Senate's highest constitutional responsibilities is to provide advice and consent on nominations to the Supreme Court, and I look forward to the Senate fulfilling this critical duty through a fair and thorough confirmation process".

Their second phase, which a staffer said will start two weeks before the confirmation hearings, will focus on mobilizing voters to put pressure on their home-state senators to confirm Kavanaugh.

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