Everyone at the table agrees. "I think it’s really concerning to see how this parallels the Anita Hill hearings
" in 1991, says Avery Moje, a 20-year-old senior. She's taking a class called Gender in the Law, in which she just watched a documentary on Anita Hill
, and she can't help but notice that, "Clarence Thomas was also very angry when he was asked to respond, and he made comments about how unreasonable this all was." All of the students are concerned that if Kavanaugh gets confirmed, it could potentially lead to the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
They also think his confirmation would have a negative effect on sexual assault survivors' abilities to report their stories, a process that can be demeaning and convoluted on college campuses as it is.