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PRESS ROOM: NAACP On Kavanaugh’s Troubling Civil Rights Record

What we do know of Judge Kavanaugh’s civil rights record is deeply troubling. His views on voting rights, affirmative action, equal employment, fair housing, and criminal justice could shut the courthouse door on justice for a generation.

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NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson. Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization.

“This Senate hearing on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination should not go forward. The President is in personal legal jeopardy and only a fraction of Kavanaugh’s record has been produced.  To proceed now threatens the legitimacy of the Senate’s constitutional review and the Supreme Court itself.

What we do know of Judge Kavanaugh’s civil rights record is deeply troubling. His views on voting rights, affirmative action, equal employment, fair housing, and criminal justice could shut the courthouse door on justice for a generation.  Senators need to fight this nomination with everything they have.  There is simply too much at stake.”

Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities. You can read more about the NAACP’s work and our six “Game Changer” issue areas here.

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  1. Malcolm Shabazz

    Malcolm Shabazz

    September 4, 2018 at 11:58 pm

    @NAACP @NNPA_BlackPress 3 Times—–Obama refused to even nominate a black person for the Supreme Co… https://t.co/jq4BaTIFVC

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