Protests in #WashingtonDC as #SenateJudiciaryCommittee sets #BrettKavanaugh confirmation vote for this weekend, after it emerges #FBI investigation ignored several witnesses who offered corroberating interviews and didn't interview either Kavanaugh or #ChristineBlaseyFord. pic.twitter.com/F1lbCruuDT
— Marion McKeone (@marionmckeone) October 4, 2018
- Demonstrators protesting the Supreme Court confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh gathered outside the Hart Senate Office Building today. Reports say police more than 300 protesters.
- After 18 years of menstrual products being taxed as a luxury, federal and state governments in Australia agree to remove the levy.
- In a video on behalf of female rape survivors that addressed the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, women say that sex-segregated spaces are required in order to ensure the physical and mental safety of female survivors.
- A 43-year old man from Mandeville, Louisiana “zipped up his genitals into his fly” after flashing a female jogger on Tuesday morning. The woman said he fell over, clutching his groin and calling for help:
“At first I thought he was faking it, but when I got closer I could see blood and parts of his testicles on the outside of the zipper. I was tempted to leave him there but I did call paramedics in case he bled out.”