Feminist Writer Before Kavanaugh Vote: 'Divorce Your Republican Husbands'

As if Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation battle wasn’t already intensely personal, feminist writer Jill Filipovic called on her Twitter followers to divorce their Republican husbands. Her tweet came just before Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans approved Kavanaugh’s nomination for the entire chamber’s consideration:

“Misogyny is a feature of the Republican Party, not a bug,” she added:

After apparently receiving a lot of backlash, Filipovic poked fun at her critics:

As of writing this story, her tweet received nearly 6,000 responses:

Author Molly Knight responded by suggesting a “sex strike,”:

She seemed to refer to the idea that women should withhold sex from their partners, something suggested amid news that Justice Anthony Kennedy would retire.

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