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NCADV Disturbed by Leaked Draft of SCOTUS Majority Opinion Overturning Roe v. Wade

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is gravely disturbed by the leaked draft of Justice Alito’s United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) majority opinion overturning Roe v. Wade. While we recognize that this draft is not a final opinion and we hope that the final ruling upholds Roe v. Wade, hope is insufficient - it is time for action. Says Ruth M. Glenn, NCADV’s President/CEO, “All human beings should have the right to decide what happens to their body, in... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Monday, May 9, 2022

NCADV Celebrates Bipartisan Confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is overjoyed by the Senate’s bipartisan confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson to be the next Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. Justice-designate Jackson will be sworn in to replace Justice Stephen Breyer upon his retirement at the end of this term. Says NCADV’s President/CEO, Ruth M. Glenn, “Today, the Senate made history by confirming the first Black woman Supreme Court justice. Justice-designate Jackson is a b... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, April 7, 2022

NCADV Endorses SCOTUS Nominee Jackson, Urges Senate to Act Quickly on Confirmation and VAWA Reauthorization

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) celebrates the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. Judge Jackson, described by retiring Justice Breyer as “great, brilliant, decent, with a mix of common sense and thoughtfulness” is one of America’s brightest  legal minds. Judge Jackson is a respected jurist with broad legal experience, including as a public defender, a private-practice lawyer, a member of the U.S. Sentencing Commissio... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Friday, February 25, 2022

NCADV Statement on SCOTUS Nominee, Urges Senate to Prioritize COVID Relief Package

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is deeply concerned about the Senate’s poor decision to begin consideration of Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court in the midst of a catastrophic pandemic, the likes of which have not been seen since the 1918 flu. Hundreds of thousands of Americans have died from COVID-19, millions have become ill, and tens of millions have lost their jobs. America is in the worst recession since the Great Depression. It is ... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Wednesday, October 14, 2020

The Senate Must Postpone Nomination Vote of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

The National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (NTF) calls on Congress to postpone the vote on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court until a comprehensive, bipartisan, and respectful investigation into the allegations raised by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford has been completed. Dr. Blasey Ford has indicated, through counsel, that she is prepared to testify publicly, and her voice should be heard before Congress does anything further relating to the Kavanaugh nom... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Monday, September 17, 2018

NCADV Statement on Justice Kennedy's Impending Retirement

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (“NCADV”) is saddened to hear of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s impending retirement. Justice Kennedy is a deliberate juror, keeping an open mind and giving a fair hearing to all arguments and doing his best to rule based on the merits of each case. Although we do not always agree with his decisions, we appreciate the thoughtfulness with which he fulfills the formidable responsibility placed on his shoulders and on the shoulders of... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, June 28, 2018

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