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Christine Blasey Ford: 'I had a responsibility to my country'

Christine Blasey Ford speaks at the 2019 ACLU SoCal's Annual Bill of Rights Dinner in Beverly Hills.
Christine Blasey Ford speaks at the 2019 ACLU SoCal's Annual Bill of Rights Dinner in Beverly Hills.
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It’s been more than a year since Christine Blasey Ford testified against Brett Kavanaugh during his bid for the Supreme Court.

Accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assault led to death threats for the California professor. Last night Ford made a rare public speech at a Beverly Hills awards banquet for the ACLU of Southern California, and said she had to testify. 

"I had a responsibility to my country," Ford said. "To my fellow citizens, to my students, to my children to live the values that I tried to teach them."

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