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People ask what #patriarchy is. Think “Jim Crow” and apply it to women—all women. It’s a web of systems, structures, practices and believes that enforce gender hierarchy and silence women. 1/
#This is what #patriarchy looks like in the US right now. 2/
And #patriarchy looks like #this. Yesterday, .@OrrinHatch refused to listen to women and their concerns. 3/
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To male evangelical pastors who resonate with Trump’s call to arms against #metoo for “vulnerable” white men who “can be accused at any moment and have their lives ruined” by a false accusation. 1/
There are no more false accusations of sexual assault than any other crime—about 2%. Meanwhile, 1 in 5 women in US are victims of rape/sexual assault and 60% of survivors NEVER REPORT IT AT ALL. Who is in danger here? Under your logic women should be deathly afraid of men. 2/
Let’s think about this: To believe that men are suddenly going to be falsely accused by women who they never abused is to reveal an incredibly low view of women. It is also incredibly narcissistic. Believe it or not, we don’t live our lives thinking about you! #CallToPause 3/
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Let’s be clear. The .@FBI is already conducting #BrettKavanuagh background check. Same for all Supreme Court nominees. #ChristineBlaseyFord is simply asking that they include her claim in their normal course of work, so that the facts that Kavanaugh is judged by are confirmed. 1/
27 years ago the White House ordered the FBI to investigate #AnitaHill’s claim against @JusticeThomas67. This is #BASIC. The investigation was complete within 3 days. 2/
GOP is saying #ChristineBlaseyFord “is in no position” to dictate parameters of her testimony. #NO! 37 yrs ago Blasey Ford was #innoposition to control her attackers. Today she is standing in her power. She is demanding basic respect. #FACTSFIRSTTHENHEARING #dealwithit #SCOTUS 3/
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