Protestors set up giant broadcast of Christine Blasey Ford's testimony as conservative lawyers gather to celebrate Kavanaugh
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Roughly a year after his confirmation to the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh is slated to be the keynote speaker at a black tie dinner in Washington, D.C. thrown by the Federalist Society — the group of right-wing lawyers who have agitated for an ideological takeover of the federal courts.


But with one of Kavanaugh's first major public events comes a wave of protests.

Most prominently, demonstrators outside Union Station have erected a giant screen broadcasting the testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, whose accusation that Kavanaugh attempted to rape her at a high school party in the 1980s, and Republican senators' sneering indifference, triggered a national firestorm:

The demonstration was organized by Demand Justice, a progressive organization resisting President Donald Trump's reshaping of the judiciary.

Other protestors gathered dressed as handmaids — a reference to Kavanaugh's opposition to women's rights: