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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published July 30, 2013

CARDIN AND CONYERS JOIN CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS IN CALLING FOR THE PASSAGE OF THE END RACIAL PROFILING ACT



For Immediate Release

CONTACT: Sue Walitsky 202-224-4524 (Cardin)

                   Andrew Schreiber 202-225-6906 (Conyers)

 

July 30, 2013

TODAY/TUESDAY AT 11:00AM

*** MEDIA ADVISORY ***

 

CARDIN AND CONYERS JOIN CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS IN CALLING FOR THE PASSAGE OF THE END RACIAL PROFILING ACT

 

Tuesday, July 30 at 11:00AM, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Congressman John Conyers (D-MI) will join civil rights groups in calling for passage of their legislation, the End Racial Profiling Act. The End Racial Profiling Act is legislation that is designed to protect minority communities by prohibiting the use of racial profiling by law enforcement officials.

 The End Racial Profiling Act is supported by 136 national organizations including the NAACP, Rights Working Group, the ACLU, Blacks in Law Enforcement in America and the Sikh Coalition.

 

WHAT:          Press Conference on the End Racial Profiling Act

 

WHO:              U.S. Senator Ben Cardin

U.S. Rep. John Conyers

Margaret Huang, Executive Director, Rights Working Group

Hilary Shelton, Washington Bureau Director, NAACP

Ronald Hampton, Blacks in Law Enforcement of America

Rajdeep Singh, Director of Law and Policy, the Sikh Coalition

 

WHEN:         TODAY/Tuesday, July 30th at 11am

 

WHERE:        Capitol Visitor Center

                      SVC 201