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E-Newsletter: The Fight for the First LGBT National Monument at Stonewall

May 24, 2016 Story

  The Fight for the First LGBT National Monument at Stonewall It is time for a monument to LGBT civil rights history -- one that is inclusive and tells the stories of all of the many diverse individuals who have fought bravely for LGBT equality. I was pleased to host Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis for a public...

Scott, Nadler, Nearly 90 Members Issue Joint Statement on Verizon Labor Negotiations

May 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – TODAY, House Education and the Workforce Committee Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA), Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and 86 Members of Congress issued the following joint statement regarding the Verizon strike and ongoing labor negotiations: “We applaud Verizon’s success and its ability to be profitable throughout the changes that have taken place in the telecommunications industry, but...

House Pro-Choice Leaders React to Supreme Court’s Decision in Zubik v. Burwell

May 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.– Three leading pro-choice members of Congress who led an amicus brief before the Supreme Court in Zubik v. Burwell released this statement regarding the Court’s order today: “The Obama Administration’s balanced accommodation respects the beliefs of religiously-affiliated organizations and ensures that all women have access to basic contraceptive services. Nearly all of the Circuit Courts of Appeals have already recognized women’s right to...

Congressman Nadler Calls for New National Monument Commemorating the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, Beginning of the LGBT Rights Movement

May 9, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY –Today, New York federal, state and city elected officials called on President Obama and federal administration officials to designate a new national monument at Christopher Park commemorating the Stonewall Uprising, which launched the modern LGBT civil rights movement in 1969.  Immediately ahead of a public listening session hosted by Congressman Jerrold Nadler in Greenwich Village, where Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell...

Congressman Nadler Statement on Stonewall National Monument Campaign

May 3, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY –Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), released the following statement regarding the campaign to designate a new unit of the National Park System dedicated to the history of the Stonewall uprising that inspired the modern Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) civil rights movement in America: “I am thrilled Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis are coming...