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RALEIGH, NC—Americans for Prosperity-North Carolina (AFP-NC) today congratulated Judge Amy Coney Barrett on her confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court. Commending its grassroots activists for their tireless work to ensure Judge Barrett’s confirmation, AFP-NC joined the full-scale nationwide campaign to encourage Senators Burr and Tillis to vote “yes” ahead of today’s vote. Following the confirmation, AFP-NC will now launch newspaper and digital advertisements thanking Senators Burr and Tillis for their support of Judge Barrett.
AFP-NC State Director Chris McCoy issued the following statement:
“Judge Amy Coney Barrett is an exceptional addition to the U.S. Supreme Court. Our activists applaud Senators Tillis and Burr’s early and consistent support for Judge Barrett’s confirmation. We know she will be a welcomed addition to the high court—upholding the Constitution and defending our fundamental rights.”
Americans for Prosperity launched a full-scale national campaign to mobilize its permanent grassroots infrastructure and empower its activists to support Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the high court.
The national campaign, which focused on Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa, Maine, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia, launched just minutes after President Trump nominated Judge Barrett on Sep. 26 and included a robust mix of targeted direct-mail, layered digital ads, and other tactics to supplement activists’ efforts across the country.
AFP also set up a unique UniteForBarrett.com web page that empowered activists to share their support of Judge Barrett with their senators, and the group’s state leaders have taken the conversation directly to the grassroots by talking to members of their communities, writing op-eds in local newspapers, and hitting the airwaves. The group has also hosted several live videoconferences for the grassroots to hear directly from their senators and state attorneys general, and spearheaded a coalition letter of more than 200 leaders from national and state groups urging senators to confirm Judge Barrett.
AFP activists sent or made more than 750,000 letters and phone calls to their senators urging them to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett.
For further information or an interview, reach Nicole Tardif, NTardif@afphq.org, 571-329-0161.