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The Interfaith Alliance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 6, 2005
10:22 AM

CONTACT : The Interfaith Alliance
Don Parker, 202.639.6370, ext. 111
 

Equal Rights Groups Oppose Judicial Nomination of William Pryor
Telephone Press Conference Hosted by The Interfaith Alliance

 

In the next several days, the Senate plans to consider the nomination of William Pryor to a seat on the U. S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Mr. Pryor repeatedly has exhibited that he is far outside of the mainstream of American jurisprudence. Many groups that work to maintain constitutionally guaranteed equal rights for all Americans are strongly opposed because his confirmation would be detrimental to religious liberty, human rights, women's rights, rights of the disabled, consumers, workers, and the environment.

WHAT: Telephone press conference. After brief statements from leaders of several advocacy groups, reporters will be invited to ask questions. An MP3 recording of the press conference will be available that afternoon at (www.interfaithalliance.org)

WHEN: Tuesday, June 7, 2005 9:30 a.m. Eastern time

WHO: The Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy, President, The Interfaith Alliance, moderator (www.interfaithalliance.org) Phyllis Snyder, President, National Council of Jewish Women (www.ncjw.org) Christopher Barron, Political Director, Log Cabin Republicans (www.logcabin.org) Jim Ward, President, ADA Watch/National Coalition for Disability Rights (www.ADAwatch.org) David M. Smith, Vice President of Policy, Human Rights Campaign (www.hrcorg)

HOW: Reporters Call: 1-866-818-1395 (toll-free) Conference Name: Judge Pryor Moderator: Welton Gaddy

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