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Press Release 10.15.20

405 State and Local Elected Officials Demand No Confirmation Until Inauguration

Denver, Colorado – As case numbers of COVID-19 rise, 405 state and local leaders from 48 states and Washington, D.C., released a letter today demanding action on the urgent issues of the pandemic and economic crisis and for an end to the confirmation process of a new justice to the U.S. Supreme Court until after Inauguration Day.

Press Release 10.15.20

Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing a Charade

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the Senate Judiciary Committee’s meeting today to advance the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court:

Press Release 10.14.20

In The Hill, Warren Decries Senate Republicans’ Misplaced Priorities

WASHINGTON – In a piece for The Hill, LaShawn Warren, executive vice president of government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, underscores how Senate Republicans’ priorities are out of sync with what the people and communities need. She explains how the Senate majority continues to ignore every urgent priority, from providing economic relief from COVID-19 to making voting safe and secure to addressing police accountability. Instead, they are rushing to cement their grip on the Supreme Court and further roll back our civil and human rights, including stripping away health care access from millions.

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