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Chairman Nadler Statement in Support of Resolution Condemning High Rates of Hysterectomies Performed on Immigrant Women Detained at Irwin County Detention Center

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Washington, D.C. – Today, in response to whistleblower allegations of mass hysterectomies being performed on women detained at the privately-run Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Ga., House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in support of H.Res.113, a resolution condemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their fu... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds House Passage of 10 Judiciary Bills

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed 10 bills advanced out of the Judiciary Committee: "I am extremely proud of the bipartisan legislation shepherded by the Judiciary Committee and passed by the House of Representatives," said Chairman Nadler. "The legislation passed would ens... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.Res. 908, Condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.Res. 908, Condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19: "Madam Speaker, I rise in strong support of H. Res. 908, a resolution condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19. "Among other thi... Read more »

Passing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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Dear Friends, For as long as women have been in the workforce, they have been forced to decide between the health of their pregnancy and staying on the job. Pregnant workers are often asked to take on workplace responsibilities that place their safety and the safety of their pregnancy in danger—lifting heavy loads, working extended hours, being exposed to toxic chemicals and substances—and lack th... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5309, the CROWN Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 5309, the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2019 or the CROWN Act of 2019: "Today, the Judiciary Committee considers H.R. 5309, the 'Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2019' or 'CROWN ... Read more »

Nadler & Bass Statement on Protests Following Shooting of Jacob Blake

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-CA) issued the following statement on the protests in response to the shooting of Jacob Blake by Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officers: "The professional athletes who refused to play yesterday represent the best of America. These men and women trained and quarantined to ... Read more »

Chairmen Nadler, Serrano, Scott Release Groundbreaking GAO Report on 30th Anniversary of ADA that Finds Two-Thirds of U.S. Public Schools Have Barriers That May Limit Access for Students with Disabilities

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary, José E. Serrano (NY-15), chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03), chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor released a groundbreaking U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report e... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds House Passage of the NO BAN Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2214, the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act by a bipartisan vote of 233-183. The NO BAN Act stops executive overreach by preventing the president from abusing his authority to restrict the entry of non-citizens into the United States. The bill also repeals several of President Trump’s travel ba... Read more »

Nadler, Thompson & Maloney Call for IG Investigation Into Trump Administration Use of Force Against Protestors

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), and Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) condemned the Trump Administration's use of violent tactics against peaceful protestors in Washington D.C., Portland, Oregon, and elsewhere around the country, and demanded that th... Read more »

Ensuring the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act Becomes Law

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Dear Friends, George Floyd's murder at the end of May was but another in a long list of black lives lost to police brutality. The protests that followed—weeks of sustained, nationwide anger, with millions of voices joining into one to demand deep-seated, systemic changes to American policing—made it very clear that meaningful action needed to be taken. The House's legislative response to the scour... Read more »

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