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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.

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