For Immediate Release
Progressives to DSCC: Don’t Fund Senate Dems Who Help Confirm Gorsuch
WASHINGTON - Progressive leaders will deliver a petition Monday urging the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee to publicly announce that it will not allocate campaign funds to any Democratic senator who votes for or strikes a deal to advance the confirmation of right-wing extremist Neil Gorsuch.
WHAT: Progressives pressure DSCC to use its influence to help stop Gorsuch
WHO: Immediately after the petition delivery, the following progressive leaders will give brief remarks:
Claire Sandberg, #AllofUs and WeWillReplaceYou.org Co-Founder
Erich Pica, Friends of the Earth Action President
Kurt Walters, Demand Progress Campaign Director
Shaunna Thomas, Ultraviolet Action Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director
Sabrina Williams, #VOTEPROCHOICE and Web Campaign Manager for act.tv
The petition signatures were collected by CREDO, #AllofUs, Demand Progress, Friends of the Earth Action, Other98, Social Security Works and #VOTEPROCHOICE. Other organizations supporting the campaign include 350 Action, Center for Popular Democracy Action, Our Revolution, Presente Action, and UltraViolet Action.
WHEN: 12 Noon on Monday, Monday April 3
WHERE: DSCC Headquarters, 120 Maryland Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
INTERVIEW AVAILABILITY: Speakers listed above will be available in-person interviews. Representatives of CREDO, #AllofUs, Center for Popular Democracy Action, Demand Progress, Friends of the Earth Action, Our Revolution, Presente Action, Social Security Works, UltraViolet Action and #VOTEPROCHOICE are available for telephone interviews. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an interview.
LIVESTREAM: Monday’s event will be streamed live on CREDO’s Facebook page. Contact email@example.com if you’d like to receive a link to the streaming video when it goes live.
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CREDO Action, part of CREDO Mobile, is a social change network of 4 million activists, sending millions of petition signatures and more than 100,000 phone calls to decision-makers each year. CREDO Action members also participate in meetings, protests and other direct action for progressive change.