For Immediate Release

January 3, 2006

Women's Rights Campaign to be Announced January 3 to Block Samuel Alito's Confirmation to the Supreme Court

In the spirit of the civil rights movement of 1964, the National Organization for Women, the National Congress of Black Women, and the Feminist Majority Foundation will introduce a coordinated effort to stop the confirmation of Judge Samuel Alito to the United States Supreme Court. The press conference will outline our joint campaign to engage women, especially college students, in the fight for their future Ð and to draw national attention to Alito’s abysmal record on women’s rights.

Who: Kim Gandy, President, National Organization for Women

E. Faye Williams, President, National Congress of Black Women

Eleanor Smeal, President, Feminist Majority Foundation

What: Women’s rights press conference to block confirmation of Samuel Alito to Supreme Court.

When: Wednesday, Jan. 4, 10:00 a.m.

Where: National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, D.C., Lisagor Room


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