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MEDIA ADVISORY: FreedomWorks Hosts “We the People” H.R. 1 Virtual Press Conference, Today at 10:00 AM ET

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As part of “We the People Week” in opposition to H.R. 1 FreedomWorks Senior Fellow Rev. C.L. Bryant, along with leading black conservatives, will host a press conference in opposition to the passage of H.R. 1/S. 1. Each speaker brings lived experiences of the legacy of Jim Crow and fervently opposes Democrats’ recent rhetoric surrounding the sweeping piece of legislation.

C.L. Bryant commented:

“I lived through the Civil Rights Movement. Like many other black conservatives, I have dedicated my life to the struggle for equality here in America. For Democrats to say that H.R. 1 is akin to the civil rights movement in truth cheapens the horrible injustices that black Americans have endured in our nation’s past throughout the fight for equal liberty and representation."

“Polls show that the majority of black Americans think that photo ID laws are common sense. Black Americans want a fair process--they know when they are being pandered to. Claims that voter ID laws are ‘racist’ are infantilizing at best.”

Who--

Rev. C.L. Bryant, FreedomWorks Senior Fellow

Dr. Alveda King, minister and civil rights activist

Elbert Guillory, Former Louisiana State Senator

Dr. Carol Swain, former professor at Princeton and Vanderbilt Universities, nationally known political commentator

Stephen Broden, former Republican candidate for Texas’ 30th congressional district

Claston Bernard, former Republican candidate for Louisiana's second congressional district, author, and olympian

When-- Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 10:00 AM ET

RSVP-- Please email Peter Vicenzi at pvicenzi@freedomworks.org for registration.