Their message? Believe the accounts of the two women who have shared stories of sexual misconduct with Kavanaugh and stop his nomination.
Many protesters also crowded the office of Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, the Republican senator from Iowa.
Sen. Chris Coons (D., Del.) said Monday that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh bore the burden of disproving sexual misconduct claims against him.
Ford and Kavanaugh are set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
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Gerken released a statement on Friday, responding to an open letter published from individual members of the Yale faculty advocating for the FBI to investigate the Kavanaugh allegations and demonstrating concern for what they believed to be a rush to judgement.
Ramirez has not otherwise spoken publicly. The aim of her email, she wrote, was to "address the press reports today regarding allegations of faculty misconduct", and she said that "the allegations being reported are of enormous concern to me and to the School". Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) also made an appearance and spoke to the students assembled in the hallways, saying that he is going to push for a full FBI investigation of the claims against Kavanaugh.
Protesters have targeted Collins, a Republican, because she is an undecided vote in a closely divided Senate.
Dana Bolger, a Yale Law School student and senior editor at Feministing, posted a series of tweets regarding the cancelations. Members of the US Capitol police arrested them one-by-one and led them away.
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"The energy was high, and people were very passionate", said Follayttar Smith, who also joined a protest in front of the Supreme Court. It is unlawful to demonstrate inside any of the Capitol buildings. "There are a lot of shows of support", McCarthy said, describing the sit-in. "We were sitting in a circle", she said. They were there to protest the nomination of Kavanaugh, who graduated from Yale Law School in 1990. "We know it's not easy and I wouldn't fault you for not coming forward because I know that it's hard, but the fact that you did encourages so many other people", she said. Title IX is a law that prohibits sex discrimination at schools that receive federal funding. Chants of "hell no, Kavanaugh" and "we believe Dr. Ford" echoed through the halls outside Sen.
That committee is scheduled to hear Thursday from another woman, California college professor Christine Blasey Ford, who has alleged that Kavanaugh groped her, attempted to remove her clothes and clamped his hand over her mouth at a house party in the early 1980s when they were both high school students.
"Students have worked with the Law School administration and faculty so that the community can come together as a whole to discuss this important moment in our country's history", Gerken wrote.
"I don't understand what the rush is", said King, who issued a detailed statement last week explaining his intent to vote against Kavanaugh's nomination.
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