Notice from Stand Up For Democracy:
Detroit Branch NAACP, Local Clergy and Attorneys for Stand Up for Democracy to Announce Plans to Seek Federal Intervention for the Repeal of Public Act 4
DETROIT — The Detroit Branch NAACP, several local clergy members, and the attorneys representing Stand Up for Democracy will hold a press conference today, Thursday, August 2 at 10:30 A.M. at the Detroit Branch NAACP located at 8220 Second Avenue in Detroit. The press conference will be led by Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony, president, Detroit Branch NAACP and also pastor of Fellowship Chapel in Detroit. He will be joined by several local members of the clergy including:
- Rev. Micahel Owens, president, Council o Baptist Pastors Detroit and Vicinity
- Bishop J. Drew Sheard, pastor, Greater Emmanuel Intuitional Church of God in Christ
- Rev. Solomon Kinloch, pastor, Triumph Church
- Father Norman Thomas, pastor, Sacred Heart
Last Wednesday, July 25, 2012 the attorneys representing Stand Up for Democracy presented oral arguments to the Michigan Supreme Court defending the ruling given by the Michigan Court of Appeals that the over 200,000 signatures submitted on petitions to repeal Public Act 4 met substantial compliance and should be placed on the November 6, 2012 ballot.