In New Ad, Women Leaders Urge Swift Confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson
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March 3, 2022
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WASHINGTON, DC—On Thursday, Demand Justice announced a new ad voiced by women leaders and urging the Senate to quickly confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court. The ad will air as part of Demand Justice’s existing $1 million buy to support Jackson’s confirmation.
The 30-second ad, titled “It’s Time,” features MoveOn Executive Director Rahna Epting, National Women’s Law Center President and CEO Fatima Goss Graves, Planned Parenthood Federation of America President and CEO Alexis McGill Johnson, Advancement Project Executive Director Judith Browne Dianis and National Education Association President Becky Pringle.
These leaders note that it is “long past time for the first Black woman Supreme Court justice” and that Judge Jackson is beyond qualified for the role.
A full transcript of the ad is below.
TRANSCRIPT OF “IT’S TIME”
RAHNA EPTING: It’s time
FATIMA GOSS GRAVES: It’s time.
ALEXIS McGILL JOHNSON: It’s time.
JUDITH BROWNE DIANIS: It is long past time.
BECKY PRINGLE: It is long past time for the first…
EPTING: For the first Black woman Supreme Court justice.
McGILL JOHNSON: Because she is brilliant and fair …
BROWNE DIANIS: Because she applies the law equally
GOSS GRAVES: Because she is beyond qualified
McGILL JOHNSON: Because with so much experience, she is ready to do the job.
PRINGLE: So now it’s time for the Senate to confirm her without delay.
VOICEOVER: Paid for by Demand Justice.
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