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Statement on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson U.S. Supreme Court Confirmation
April 7, 2022 at 11:51 am

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 7, 2022

CONTACT: Jorge Reyes Salinas, Equality California
PHONE: (323) 848-9801/MOBILE: (818) 307-7387/EMAIL: press@eqca.org

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate confirmed President Joe Biden’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Thursday 53-47 with bipartisan support. U.S. Circuit Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will serve a lifetime appointment as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Equality California, the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ+ civil rights organization, released the following statement from Executive Director Tony Hoang:

“Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation is a pivotal step toward a Supreme Court that reflects our nation’s diversity. This is a moment of celebration, as an exceptionally qualified Black woman will serve on the high court for the first time in history.

“Throughout her confirmation process, Judge Jackson has demonstrated exactly why President Biden nominated her to serve a lifetime appointment on the Court. She showed the country her deep respect for and knowledge of the Constitution, her commitment to equal justice and her unwavering fair-mindedness. And she showed young people across the country that no dream is too big, and no obstacle is too high.

“Judge Jackson’s presence on the high bench will inspire generations of Americans to come.”

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Equality California is the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ civil rights organization. We bring the voices of LGBTQ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ people. We advance civil rights and social justice by inspiring, advocating and mobilizing through an inclusive movement that works tirelessly on behalf of those we serve. www.eqca.org


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