Ms. magazine  -- more than a magazine a movement

SIGN UP FOR MS. DIGEST, JOBS, NEWS AND ALERTS

FEMINIST WIRE NEWSBRIEFS

ABOUT
SEE CURRENT ISSUE
SHOP MS. STORE
MS. IN THE CLASSROOM
FEMINIST DAILY WIRE
FEMINIST RESOURCES
PRESS
JOBS AT MS.
READ BACK ISSUES
CONTACT
RSS (XML)
 
feminist wire | daily newsbriefs

September-14-05

Rally Planned to Oppose Roberts

MEDIA ADVISORY

Leading Women's & Civil Rights Organizations to Hold Rally Opposing John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

Thursday, September 15
1-2 p.m.
C St. Behind Hart Building
(Note time and location change)


WHAT: Leading women's rights, civil rights, disability rights, separation of church and state, lesbian and gay rights, civil liberties, and reproductive rights organizations will rally in opposition to John Roberts. This rally is being coordinated by the No on Roberts Caucus.

WHO: Groups Participating in the Caucus Include:
. Feminist Majority
. National Organization for Women
. National Council of Jewish Women
. Americans United for Separation of Church and State
. MoveOn.org
. Rainbow PUSH/Coalition
. People for the American Way
. National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
. National Abortion Federation
. Human Rights Campaign
. National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum
. National Council of Women's Organizations
. League of United Latin American Citizens
. National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
. NARAL Pro-Choice America
. National Association of Social Workers
. Parents, Friends, & Family of Lesbians and Gays
. ADA Watch/National Coalition for Disability Rights
. Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
. Legal Momentum

WHEN: Thursday, September 15, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Behind Senate Hart Office Building on C St, between 1st and 2nd Streets, NE

WHY: Ordinary women and men will face extraordinary harm to their rights, their families and their very lives if the nomination of John Roberts to the US Supreme Court is confirmed. Leading women's rights, civil rights, reproductive rights, disability rights and religious liberty and progressive activist organizations - representing millions of Americans - are taking action.

Media Resources:


© Feminist Majority Foundation, publisher of Ms. magazine

If you liked this story, consider making a tax-deductible donation to support Ms. magazine.

 

 

Send to a Friend
Their
Your
Comments
(optional)


More Feminist News

2/27/2015 This Bipartisan Bill Will Hold Colleges Accountable for Ending Campus Sexual Assault - A bipartisan bill aimed at holding colleges and universities accountable for rape and sexual assault cases was introduced in Congress yesterday, spearheaded by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). Some of the Campus Accountability and Safety Act's key key provisions include a requirement of confidential reporting systems on colleges and universities, minimum training requirements for campus personnel, and stricter penalties for schools found to be in violation of Title IX or the Clery Act. . . .
 
2/27/2015 Houston Is Finally Testing a Backlog of Thirty-Year-Old Rape Kits - The city of Houston, Texas has finally begun testing decades-old rape kits - and in just one week, those have led to hundreds of leads. Houston is one of the first of the major cities nation-wide to clear their backlog of over 6,000 untested rape kit s- some of which were more than thirty years old. . . .
 
2/26/2015 If This Bill Passes Federal Law Will Add Consent to Sex Ed Curriculums - Right now, federal law does not require health or sex education to include sexual assault prevention - but that could change with a new bill introduced by Senators Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Tim Kaine (D-VA). The Teach Safe Relationships Act of 2015, which was introduced earlier this month, would require all public secondary schools in the country to include teaching "safe relationship behavior" in order to help prevent domestic violence and sexual assault. . . .