Cedric Lawson of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights detailed the threats posed by Jeff Mateer and Donald Trump’s other judicial nominees while speaking at the #StopMateer rally.
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“The nomination of Jeff Mateer is an insult. It is an insult to LGBTQ people. It is an insult to women. It is an insult to all who believe in the dignity and worth of every person. And it is an insult to the fundamental principle enshrined on the front of the Supreme Court of the United States: equal justice under law.” – Human Rights Campaign’s Sarah McBride at the #StopMateer rally
Jeff Mateer’s nomination is “deeply, deeply disturbing,” said Senator Jeff Merkley at the #StopMateer rally. We definitely agree.
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