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Chairman Nadler Condemns Trump Administration Plan to Gut a Key Federal Nondiscrimination Protection

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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 plan to add a religious exemption to Executive Order 11246, gutting critical federal nondiscrimination protections: “Today, the Trump Administration once again demonstrated its hostility towards LGBTQ Americans, minorities, and women by announcing its in... Read more »

Nadler Response to NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Trials Recommendation that Officer Responsible for Death of Eric Garner Be Fired

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New York, N.Y. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) issued the following statement in response to the New York Police Department (NYPD) Deputy Commissioner of Trials' recommendation that officer Daniel Pantaleo, who used an illegal chokehold leading to the death of Eric Garner, be fired: "The recommendation by the Deputy Commissioner of Trials to fire Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the reckles... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on Continuing Challenges to the Voting Rights Act Since Shelby County v. Holder

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement at a Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing with Stacey Abrams, Founder and Chair of Fair Fight Action and former Democratic candidate for Governor of Georgia, on "Continuing Challenges to the Voting Rights Act SinceShelby County v. Holder”: "The Votin... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement at a Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act: “Thank you, Chairman Cohen, for calling this important hearing. This year, we marked the 400th anniversary ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 35, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 35, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act: “H.R. 35, the ‘Emmett Till Antilynching Act,’ is long-overdue legislation that would explicitly designate lynching as a hate crime under federal law. “The term ‘lynching’ has most often been used to characterize premeditated ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Threats to Reproductive Rights in America"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during the Committee's first hearing on abortion rights in the 116th Congress. The hearing, which took place in the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties, focused on threats to reproductive rights at the state and court level, and how Congress can respond: ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on “Justice Denied: Forced Arbitration and the Erosion of Our Legal System”

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on forced arbitration: “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding today’s important hearing on forced arbitration. Nearly a century ago, Congress enacted the Federal Arbitration Act to allow merchants to... Read more »

Demanding the Full, Unredacted Special Counsel Report

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Demanding the Full, Unredacted Special Counsel Report WATCH: Click here to watch Rep. Nadler discuss the House Judiciary Committee's demands for the full, unredacted Special Counsel report. Even in its redacted form, the final report issued by Special Counsel Robert Mueller outlines what I see as disturbing evidence that the President and his associates engaged in obstruction of justice and other... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment: "Thank you Chairman Cohen for convening this critical hearing. "The first version of the Equal Rights Amendment was proposed nearly one hundred years ago by Alice Paul, who he... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "History and Enforcement of the Voting Rights Act of 1965"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "History and Enforcement of the Voting Rights Act of 1965:" "The Voting Rights Act is widely recognized as the crown jewel of our nation’s civil rights laws. Many Members past and present a... Read more »

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