Policy Updates

About that SCOTUS Business…

by Sarah Nichols on Jul 18, 2018

Have you been hearing a lot of talk about the Supreme Court, or have you heard the name “Brett Kavanaugh” floating around a lot recently?

That’s because President Trump recently nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the vacant spot on the Supreme Court. This has concerned many advocates for women’s health—including us—because Roe v. Wade hangs in the balance.

But what does all of this really mean?

Last Friday we sat down with Susan Dunn, the legal director for the ACLU SC. She helped us unpack this and more, with the help of our audience asking some insightful questions.

Did you miss it? You can watch the full livestream here:

We are LIVE with Susan Dunn of ACLU SC to discuss Trump's SCOTUS pick and what it means for us women and citizens of SC. Comment with any questions you may have. #KavanaughSCOTUS

Posted by Women's Rights and Empowerment Network- WREN on Friday, July 13, 2018

Here are some of the main takeaways:

So what now?

Learn more about Judge Kavanaugh and the role the Supreme Court plays in determining the future of Roe v. Wade by watching the full video, and share with your friends to help them stay informed.

Click this link to tell your Senators to oppose Judge Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.

And take into account what Susan Dunn has to say:

“I’ve been doing this work for a long time, so I’ve seen it ebb and flow. And it’s not where I want it to be right now, but I can say it is worth doing. So keep the faith, take care of yourself, support each other, and don’t let them get you down.”

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