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Problem w #SusanCollins's evidentiary standard for sex assault claims - in vast majority of cases, only two are present. In many older cases, there isn't contemporaneous corroborating testimony, just friends, family, therapists who can attest as to when vic first disclosed. 1/
#BelieveWomen is trite, unconstitutional nonsense. We can't simply believe everything every woman claims now becs women & girls' reports too often haven't been taken seriously. We just need to take reports seriously. Which requires investigation in order to build a case vs perp 2
We need to safeguard due process, becs each of us will need it if/when we're accused of violating a law. And no, a mere allegation, w/out more, can't be enough to find guilt. Some people make false claims for malicious purpose. It happens. 3/
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BREAKING

#Facebook SUPPRESSED A STORY About #BrettKavanaugh’s Opposition to Roe v. Wade. We’re Republishing It

#Kavanaugh said he would kill Roe v. Wade last week and almost no one noticed

#MOG
#MAGA theintercept.com/2018/09/14/fac…
#Kavanaugh needs to give #SusanCollins (R-ME) PLAUSIBLE DENIABILITY regarding his anti-abortion views.

#Collins, who is nominally pro-choice, said shortly before Kavanaugh’s nomination that a Supreme Court nominee “who would overturn ROE v. WADE would not be acceptable

#MOG
#Kavanaugh’s views on abortion weren’t exactly a state secret

He gave a speech to a think tank in 2017 praising #Rehnquist’s dissent in ROE v WADE, and he wrote an opinion arguing that the administration could temporarily imprison undocumented women seeking an abortion

#MOG
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#CorruptionWeek #Collins Thread
so Collins and his congressional pall have been using their positions on the committees and boards to make millions. Surprised? Evidentally there’s no rule against it. That’s about to change, but in the meantime...
Mr. Collins may have been the largest investor in health companies on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, but one-third of its members also bought and sold biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device stocks.
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@USRepLong @RepLarryBucshon and @RepMullin all of whom served with Collins on the panel’s health subcommittee each invested in Innate. The subcommittee weighed in on topics ranging from the Food and Drug Administration’s authority over speeding up approval of new drugs to the ACA
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Democrats Fight #GOP Culture of Corruption to Make Washington Work for the People/1 #VoteBlue2018 #Midterms #Democrats #DemsWork4USA #WhyIVoteDemocrat It’s a vintage button with a donkey kicking an elephant saying “Kick out Depression with a Democratic Vote”
This week’s indictment of #GOP Congressman Chris Collins shines a stark light on the rampant culture of corruption and self-enrichment among #Republicans in Washington today/2 #Collins #CorruptGOP #SwampThings
..and the story continues to widen as reporters unearth at least six other #GOP current and former Members of Congress who have recently owned or sold stock in Innate Immunotherapeutics, the Australian company at the center of the arrest of Rep. Collins./3 #GOPCORRUPT #Collins
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