Check out our new report on Judge Gorsuch's record on women's rights—and tune in tomorrow to watch our Senior Vice President for Program and President-Elect, Fatima Goss Graves who will be testifying at Judge Gorsuch's hearing.
If Judge Gorsuch is confirmed to the Supreme Court, it will be a serious setback for generations of women to come. Watch as our Vice President for Reproductive Rights and Health, Gretchen Borchelt, breaks down what's at stake for reproductive rights with this nomination, and why we must stop Gorsuch from being confirmed.
"Although Misty has reached the pinnacle of her career, her journey was far from linear. For years, she was passed over for promotions, forced to watch from the wings as her white counterparts advanced to the spotlight. Nevertheless, she persisted."
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"If Gorsuch in fact made these statements...they are disqualifying in their disregard for women's equal treatment at work. If Gorsuch is elevated to the Supreme Court, critical precedents protecting women employees from sex discrimination would be at risk."
An abortion clinic reopened in Texas and a restriction that would have closed Mississippi's only abortion clinic was permanently blocked, thanks to the ruling in last year's Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt case.
Gorsuch is reported to have told a class he was teaching that not only could a future employer ask women interviewees about their pregnancy and family plans, companies must ask women about their family and pregnancy plans to protect the company.
BREAKING: A former student of Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch alleges he made a series of comments asserting that companies should ask female applicants about whether and when they plan to have children, because otherwise women manipulate employers by accepting jobs, getting pregnant and going on maternity leave, and not returning to work afterward.