Press Release

AFJ Statement on the Death of Rep. Louise Slaughter

March 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 16 – AFJ Nan Aron released the following statement on the death of U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, (D-NY):

“Louise Slaughter was a public servant of tremendous passion, integrity and courage. We are especially grateful for her commitment to the First Amendment and the right of nonprofit organizations to advocate for their causes, which is a core part of AFJ’s mission. Rep. Slaughter was a champion for women, for healthcare, and for ethics in government. We will miss her tireless work to improve the lives of millions in our society.”