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Nadler & Cohen Denounce Trump Administration Rollback of Civil Rights Protections in Healthcare

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN) denounced the Trump Administration's decision to eliminate health care protections for vulnerable communities, including LGBTQ individuals. The new rule from the Trump Administration also rolls back nondiscrimination pro... Read more »

Nadler & Cohen Statement on SCOTUS Ruling Protecting LGBTQ Workers from Discrimination

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Washington, D.C. – In response to the Supreme Court’s ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Altitude Express Inc. v. Zarda, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN) released the following state... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on the Passing of Aimee Stephens

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement in response to the passing of Aimee Stephens, plaintiff in R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral v. EEOC and Aimee Stephens , a Supreme Court case where the Court is expected to rule on whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits gender identity discrimination in employment: "I am deeply sadde... Read more »

Rep. Nadler Sends Letter to ICE Demanding End of Transgender Migrant Detention

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Washington, D.C. —Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler joined a group of forty Members of Congress in calling for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to release all transgender individuals currently in detention. LGBTQ immigrants are 97 times more likely to be sexually victimized in detention than straight and cis-gender immigrants and at least two transgender women, Roxs... Read more »

Nadler Statement on Proposed HHS Rule Allowing Discrimination Against LGBTQ Families

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the Trump Administration's proposed rule allowing Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) grant recipients to continue getting taxpayer funding even if they discriminate against LGBTQ families: "Under this proposed rule, the Trump Administration would allow programs receivi... Read more »

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising

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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising Rep. Nadler sponsored legislation to establish Stonewall National Monument, the first national monument dedicated to LGBT history. In celebration of Pride Month, I proudly joined Representative Deb Haaland (D-NM) and Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) in introducing a resolution to recognize the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, which... Read more »

Nadler, Haaland, Baldwin Honor Stonewall Uprising Ahead of Historic 50th Anniversary

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Deb Haaland (D-NM), Vice Chairs of the Congressional Equality Caucus, along with U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), introduced a resolution recognizing the significance of the Stonewall Uprising ahead of its historic 50th anniversary. The resolution comes at a time when the LGBTQ+ community is facing an Administration that seeks t... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of the Equality Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement in support of H.R. 5, theEquality Act, whichexplicitly prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity: "I rise today in strong support of H.R. 5, the “Equality Act,” which amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other core civil rights statutes, to explicitly... Read more »

Chairman Nadler’s Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5, the Equality Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks for the first ever markup of H.R. 5, the Equality Act, which explicitly prohibits discrimination against the LGBTQ community: “Today, the Judiciary Committee considers H.R. 5, the ‘Equality Act.’ This is long-overdue legislation that will explicitly prohibit discrimination against lesb... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Opening Statement for Historic Hearing on H.R. 5, the Equality Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks for the first ever hearing on H.R. 5, the Equality Act, which explicitly prohibits discrimination against the LGBTQ community: "Nearly 50 years after the Stonewall Uprising, there is still no federal law that explicitly prohibits millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender Americ... Read more »

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