Call your senators and insist that they #DropDreiband

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Take Action: On January 8, President Trump renominated Eric Dreiband to head the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. One thing was clear during his hearing in September, Dreiband is unsuited to head this crucial federal agency. Call your senators today [(202) 224-3121] and insist that they oppose this nomination!

A history of undermining civil rights enforcement

There are serious concerns about Eric Dreiband’s ability to lead the Civil Rights Division. His scant record, and lack of commitment to important issues such as law enforcement accountability, shows that he is the wrong person for the job. Dreiband has:

During a time when our country desperately needs leadership in civil rights enforcement, it is clearer than ever that Dreiband is the wrong choice to protect our civil rights.

Sixty years ago, the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division was created to protect the civil rights of all in America. Our nation needs an Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights who is committed to enforcing laws that make America more fair and just. Very little in Eric Dreiband’s career suggests that he can do the job.

Take Action: On January 8, President Trump renominated Eric Dreiband to head the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. One thing was clear during his hearing in September, Dreiband is unsuited to head this crucial federal agency. Call your senators today [(202) 224-3121] and insist that they oppose this nomination!