According to Internet reports, large groups of supporters from many organizations will meet today in Washington, D.C. in the Senate Hall at 12:30 p.m. and then march together to the Supreme Court building for a public gathering with speeches expected.
Locally in Connecticut, according to a spokesperson for the Connecticut Chapter of the National Women’s March, “There will be a vigil associated with today’s national walkout on the New Haven Green at 1 p.m. near the flag pole. There are more actions scheduled for Thursday when she (Ford) testifies.”
The National Working Families Party and it’s Connecticut Chapter are also supporting the national walkout along with reportedly over 25 national organizations.
In a prepared statement, Sara Ackerman of Working Families Party said “It didn’t take long for Donald Trump to attack Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who bravely came forward last week to tell her story about being sexually assaulted by Trump Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. He then doubled down on his despicable tweet, asking “why didn’t someone call the FBI 36 years ago.
“One only needs to look at the shameful way Dr. Christine Blasey Ford has been treated by Trump and the Republicans this past week to understand why so many survivors of sexual assault don’t come forward. That's why today at 1 p.m. (Eastern Time) people from all over the country will take part in a national walkout to stand in solidarity with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. Please wear black and walk out from wherever you are — home, work, school — and then capture it in a selfie to post to social media with the hashtag #BelieveSurvivors.”
All this is happening as the New Yorker reported on Sunday that a second accuser has stepped forward regarding sexual misconduct by Brett Kavanaugh.
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