More than 250 Yale Law School alumni, students and staff have signed a petition urging the school’s leadership to oppose Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination, arguing that his addition to the court poses a threat to democracy.

“People will die if he is confirmed,” reads the letter sent to law dean Heather Gerken on Tuesday, which says Kavanaugh is hostile to women’s reproductive rights and would “act as a rubber stamp for President Trump’s fraud and abuse.”

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