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April 1, 2017 / Press Releases

Nationwide Rallies Oppose Trump’s Agenda, Supreme Court Nominee With A “People’s Filibuster”


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 1, 2017

In more than a dozen cities across the country, grassroots activists and members of the People’s Defense gathered today to oppose Trump’s dangerous agenda, including his pick for the Supreme Court. These events, dubbed “The People’s Filibuster,” come just two days before the US Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on a lifetime appointment for Trump’s nominee, whose cruel record and out-of-touch ideology makes him unfit to serve on our nation’s highest court. The American people also understand that this decision isn’t just about the next four years—it’s about keeping President Trump’s dangerous agenda off of our nation’s highest court for decades to come.

Check out some of today’s action from across the country:

In Colorado:

In DC:

In Oregon:

In Ohio:

In Nevada:

In New York:

In California:

See many more by following @Peoples_Defense and the hashtag #WeObject.

The People’s Defense is a massive grassroots campaign to defeat Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Joining the campaign, which has been organized by NARAL Pro-Choice America, are Indivisible, American Federation of Teachers, Center for American Progress Action Fund, CREDO Action, Emily’s List, End Citizens United, EveryVoice, MoveOn.org Civic Action, People for the American Way, Planned Parenthood, Progressive Change Campaign Committee, Service Employees International Union, Stand Up America, and the Working Families Party.

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