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Charlottesville Voters Rally in Opposition to Supreme Court Nominee

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People gathered near the Albemarle County Office Building to protest Trump's Supreme Court nomination People gathered near the Albemarle County Office Building to protest Trump's Supreme Court nomination
This protest comes just one day after the president's announcement This protest comes just one day after the president's announcement
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) -

Some Charlottesville voters are hoping a vote on the new Supreme Court nominee does not come until after the November election.

On Tuesday, July 10, the group Indivisible Charlottesville hosted a "Stop SCOTUS" rally in front of the Albemarle County Office Building.

This comes just one day after President Donald Trump announced Brett Kavanaugh as his Supreme Court nominee.

Indivisible Charlottesville is fearful that if Kavanaugh is confirmed, he could overturn Roe v. Wade, which could make abortion illegal in some states.

“Selecting an ultra-partisan, ultra-conservative judge is definitely going to flip the court, and now we are worried they are going to have another vote if a case comes up to overturn Roe v. Wade - and if not to overturn it to certainly be a lot more restrictive in terms of women's health, women’s rights, and these even affect LGBTQ issues and access to healthcare for everybody,” says Guillermo Ubilla of Indivisible Charlottesville.

Kavanaugh still has to be confirmed onto the Supreme Court by a simple majority of 51 votes from the Senate.

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