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Press Release 03.9.21

Gupta Proves She’s the Leader We Need

WASHINGTON — Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement following today’s Senate confirmation hearing of Vanita Gupta to be Associate Attorney General of the United States:

Uncategorized 03.3.21

Feingold, Henderson, and Sinnar to Discuss Domestic Terrorism and White Nationalist Violence

WASHINGTON — The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the American Constitution Society will host a discussion addressing white nationalist violence and the lessons learned from the violent January 6 attack on the Capitol on Thursday, March 4, at 3 p.m. ET. Speakers will also discuss the federal criminal and counterterrorism statutes currently available to hold violent white nationalists accountable, and how a new federal domestic terrorism charge would violate the civil rights of communities targeted for hate by white supremacists, in the same way the PATRIOT Act disproportionately surveilled and criminalized Arab, Black, Brown, and Muslim communities after 9/11.

Press Release 02.13.21

Republicans Fail to Hold Trump Accountable for Inciting Insurrection

WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement on the U.S. Senate’s failure to convict Donald Trump on charges of inciting an insurrectionist attack on the U.S. Capitol.

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