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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 »

Chairman Nadler & Subcommittee Chairwoman Bass Applaud House Passage of Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House passed H.R. 1585, the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (VAWA), by a vote of 263-158. The bipartisan legislation was introduced by Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA). The landmark legislation, enacted in 1994, res... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Lauds Committee Passage of Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 1585, the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (VAWA), by a vote of 22 to 11. The legislation now heads to the House floor for a full vote in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bipartisan legislation was introduced by Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Opening Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

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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 Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security hearing on the Violence Against Women Act: “I thank the Chair for holding this important hearing today, and for her leadership in the effort to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. I also want to thank Ms. ... Read more »

Nadler, Pelosi, Bass & Fitzpatrick Announce Introduction of Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler held a press conference with Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Speaker Nancy Pelosi to introduce H.R. 1585, the bipartisan 2019 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The landmark... Read more »

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