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Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.J.Res. 79, "Removing the Deadline for Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement during the markup of H.J.Res. 79, a joint resolution that would remove the deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and ensure that the ERA can become a part of our Constitution once a sufficient number of states ratify it: "H.J. Res. 79, introduced by R... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Passes Resolution Removing Ratification Deadline for the ERA

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Washington, D.C. –Today, the House Judiciary Committee successfully marked-up H.J.Res. 79, a joint resolution which would clear the path for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and enshrine equality for both sexes into the U.S. Constitution.Following the election results in Virginia, which changed the makeup of the state legislature and improved the prospects for Virginia to become the thi... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Announces Next Step in Effort to Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced that the House Judiciary Committee would be marking up H.J.Res. 79 to eliminate the ratification deadline for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The markup, scheduled for Wednesday, November 13th, represents the next step to clear the path for ratifying the ERA and enshrining equality for both sexes into the U.S. Co... Read more »

Nadler Testimony in Support of H.R. 2694, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) testified before the House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services in support of his legislation, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which ensures that pregnant women are not forced out of jobs unnecessarily or denied reasonable job accommodations that would allow them to continue working. The bill guarantees t... Read more »

Protecting Access to Reproductive Healthcare

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Protecting Access to Reproductive Healthcare WATCH: Click here to view a highlight of the Judiciary Committee hearing on threats to reproductive rights in America. In my view, our country has reached a crisis point for a woman’s constitutional right to control her own body and reproductive choices. In the month of May alone, Alabama outlawed abortion outright, with no exemptions even in cases of ... 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 »

Ensuring a Pathway to Citizenship for DREAMers & TPS Recipients

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Ensuring a Pathway to Citizenship for DREAMers & TPS Recipients Rep. Nadler joined House Democrats to introduce legislation banning the practice of indefinitely separating migrant families at the border. Last week, the House Judiciary Committee passed the Dream Act and the Promise Act,which provide a permanent solution to Dreamers, recipients of Temporary Protected Status (TPS), and recipients of... Read more »

Nadler, Katko, McBath, Herrera Beutler, Scott Reintroduce Bipartisan Pregnant Workers Fairness Act to Protect Pregnant Workers From Workplace Discrimination

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), John Katko (R-NY), Lucy McBath (D-GA), Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), and Bobby Scott (D-VA) reintroduced the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, legislation that would protect pregnant workers from workplace discrimination. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act would address legal ambiguities and help ensure that pregnant women are treated f... 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 »

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