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National walkout supports Christine Blasey Ford

People across the country showed their support for Christine Blasey Ford Monday with a national walkout and protests in Washington, D.C.

As Blasey Ford prepares to testify Thursday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the Women’s March and other activist groups organized joined the walkout, in which women and men were urged to wear black and leave their places of work at 1 p.m. ET Monday, HuffPost reports.

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh also plans to testify Thursday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said he wants the senate to vote on Kavanaugh’s nomination “in the near future,” HuffPost reports.

Using the hashtag #BelieveSurvivors, hundreds of people shared photos on social media. Protesters visited key senators’ offices and gathered inside the Capitol building and at other spots around Washington, D.C.

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