Remembering Those That Lost Their Lives During the Struggle for Civil Rights

Congressman Nadler holds a Yartzheit candle honoring the 50th anniversary of the murders of Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner, three civil rights workers killed while registering African Americans to vote in of 1964.
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Congressman Nadler’s Statement on Tragic Deaths of Officer Rafael Ramos and Officer Wenjian Liu

Dec 22, 2014 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY -- Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) issued the following statement on the tragic deaths of Officer Rafael Ramos and Officer Wenjian Liu: “This weekend, we witnessed a tragic and horrifying event: the cold blooded assassination of two police officers.   We mourn the loss of Officer Rafael Ramos and Officer Wenjian Liu, who were upstanding members of their communities and part of the cadre of NYPD men and women who put their lives on the line every day to keep us safe. ...

Rep. Nadler's Statement on FY15 Omnibus Appropriations Act

Dec 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) delivered the following statement on the floor of the House of Representatives: "Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong opposition to FY15 Omnibus spending bill. This bill undercuts spending levels for critical federal programs and includes egregious, non-germane policy provisions we simply cannot support. "This legislation is packed with anti-choice provisions that...

Rep. Nadler Deeply Disturbed by Senate CIA Torture Report

Dec 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congressman Jerry Nadler (NY-10), former Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, expressed his outrage over the practices described in the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA interrogation methods. “I am deeply disturbed, even disgusted, by the graphic scenes of torture described in the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA ‘enhanced...

Rep. Nadler Statement on Eric Garner

Dec 3, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) released the following statement on the Eric Garner case: “The grand jury’s failure to indict the officer in the Eric Garner case is shocking and almost unfathomable.  Here you have a case of a video tape of an officer using a chokehold -- a hold that is known to be able to cause death, a hold that is banned under the NYPD's own policy – which caused the death of Eric...

Rep. Nadler Statement on Supreme Court Case on Pregnancy Discrimination

Dec 3, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) attended the Supreme Court oral arguments in the case of Young v. UPS regarding pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. He released the following statement: “Today, as I attended the oral arguments at the Supreme Court on the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, I was encouraged by the compelling arguments made by Peggy Young’s attorney and hopeful the...