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TODAY — Rally at Supreme Court to Mark Constitution Day, Stakes of Kavanaugh Nomination

Washington, D.C. — As the Senate Judiciary Committee considers the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, progressive groups will host a rally at the high court on Monday to mark Constitution Day and remind the public of the real lives and issues at stake.

Please join the Center for American Progress, Constitutional Accountability Center, and other groups as we hear stories from individual plaintiffs and people whose lives have been profoundly changed by the ways our founding legal document has been interpreted to protect reproductive rights, LGBTQ equality, immigration, anti-Muslim discrimination, disability rights, voting rights, gun violence, and other critical issues.

Following the rally, women leaders will host a press event to comment on the sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh and calls for him to withdraw his nomination.

WHO:

Neera Tanden, President and CEO, Center for American Progress
Elizabeth Wydra, President, Constitutional Accountability Center
Mana Kharrazi, Executive Director, Iranian Alliances Across Borders
Sirine Shebaya, Senior Staff Attorney, Muslim Advocates
Diana Pliego, Policy Associate, National Immigration Law Center
Rebecca Cokley, Director of the Disability Justice Initiative, Center for American Progress
Harper Jean Tobin, Director of Policy, National Center for Transgender Equality
Lena Zwarensteyn, Fair Courts Campaign Director, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Mary Beth Tinker, Free Speech Activist
Melissa Torres-Montoya, Policy Director, National Network of Abortion Funds
Kristine Kippins, Director of Policy, Constitutional Accountability Center
Eliana Fernandez, DACA recipient and plaintiff in Batalla Vidal v. Nielsen
Liz Weintraub, Senior Advocacy Specialist, Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Nicola van Kuilenburg, Advocate and parent of a transgender son

WHEN

Monday, September 17, 2018
4 p.m.–5 p.m. ET

WHERE

U.S. Supreme Court
1 First St. NE
Washington, D.C. 20543

For more information, please contact Sam Hananel at shananel@americanprogress.org or 202-478-6327.