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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 »

Nadler Statement Opposing Trump Administration Transgender Troop Ban

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) spoke on the House floor in support of H.Res. 124, a resolution expressing opposition to the Trump Administration's ban on transgender individuals serving openly in our nation's armed forces. The following are Congressman Nadler's remarks, as prepared, and a video available here: "Mister Speaker, I rise in strong support of H. Res. 124, t... Read more »

Ensuring Equality for the LGBTQ Community

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Ensuring Equality for the LGBTQ Community Rep. Nadler joined House and Senate Democrats to introduce the Equality Act, prohibiting discrimination against the LGBTQ community. Almost 50 years ago, patrons at the Stonewall Inn said enough was enough. They said enough to police harassment and the mistreatment of the LGBTQ community, and they rose up—a historic moment in the fight for equality in our... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Introduction of the Equality Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) spoke at a bicameral press conference introducing H.R. 5, the Equality Act, which would explicitly prohibit discrimination against the LGBTQ community. Below are Rep. Nadler's full remarks, as prepared: "I am proud to join my colleagues today to mark the introduction of the Equality Act, and I want to thank a distinguished Me... Read more »

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