PRESS CALL: Civil Rights Leaders, Senators Outline #WhatsAtStake for LGBTQ Rights in SCOTUS Fight

Categories: Judiciary, LGBTQ Rights, Nominations, Press Releases

For Immediate Release
Contact: Shin Inouye, 202.869.0398, inouye@civilrights.org

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, August 1, at 11:00 a.m. ET, civil rights leaders and senators Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) will hold a telephone press briefing on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and what’s at stake for the protection of LGBTQ rights.

RSVP requested to voorhees@civilrights.org.

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, August 1 at 11:00 a.m. ET

WHO:

  • Vanita Gupta, president and CEO, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
  • Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.)
  • Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)
  • Rachel Tiven, CEO, Lambda Legal
  • Chad Griffin, president, Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
  • Mara Keisling, executive director, National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)
  • Shannon Minter, legal director, National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)

DIAL-IN INFORMATION:
Dial-in: 785 424 1667
Conference ID: LGBTQ