Baldwin Opposes Kavanaugh, Says He Would ‘Turn Back The Clock’ on Women

Washington Free Beacon | 7/12/2018 | Jack Heretik
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BY: Jack Heretik

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D., Wis.) released a statement on Thursday that she would oppose Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court.

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"The President vowed to appoint judges to the Supreme Court who would overturn Roe v. Wade, and I cannot support a nominee for a lifetime appointment who would turn back the clock on a woman’s constitutional right and freedom to make her own health care choices, including access to birth control," Baldwin's statement said.

Kavanaugh, 53, was considered more of an establishment candidate. He clerked for Justice Anthony Kennedy, whom he will replace if confirmed, and graduated from Yale Law School. He has strong ties to the Bush family and worked as a lawyer for Whitewater Independent Counsel Ken Starr during Bill Clinton's presidency. Since 2006, Kavanaugh has been a judge on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Baldwin also added that she believes Kavanaugh would rule against Obamacare.

"The stakes are too high for the American people, who do not want the Supreme Court to advance a political agenda to...
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