Team Mitch Releases New TV Ad: Debbie Smith

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 15, 2014
Contact: Allison Moore 502-618-1372

LOUISVILLE – Team Mitch today released the following ad entitled ‘Debbie Smith’ that will air statewide on Kentucky television.

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The ad features Debbie Smith, a sexual assault survivor whose advocacy work inspired Sen. McConnell to co-sponsor the Debbie Smith Act, which protects victims of sexual assault by reducing the backlog of DNA testing and expediting the process to bring their attackers to justice.

In the ad, Debbie Smith says that Sen. McConnell “has been a true champion on this issue, working across party lines. His commitment to this legislation speaks of his devotion to women, to crime victims and their families,” says Debbie Smith in the ad.

Transcript:

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AUDIO

 

 

ANNOUNCER:

Debbie Smith was a victim of sexual assault whose case went unsolved for years due to a backlog of DNA testing.

 

TEXT:

Mitch McConnell co-sponsored the Debbie Smith Act

 

HEADLINE:

Mitch McConnell calls for extension of Debbie Smith Act

- The Courier-Journal, 8/12/14

 

Inspired by her victims advocacy work, Mitch McConnell co-sponsored the Debbie Smith Act, which secures millions to expedite DNA testing.

 

NAME ID:

Debbie Smith

Sexual Assault Survivor & Victims Advocate

 

HEADLINE:

McConnell pushing for passage of bill to speed rape investigations

- WDRB, 8/12/14

 

DEBBIE SMITH:

He has been a true champion on this issue, working across party lines. His commitment to this legislation speaks of his devotion to women, to crime victims and their families.

 

TEXT:

TeamMitch.com

 

DISCLAIMER:

APPROVED BY MITCH MCCONNELL. PAID FOR BY MCCONNELL SENATE COMMITTEE ’14.

MITCH MCCONNELL:

I’m Mitch McConnell, and I approved this message.

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