Human and Civil Rights

Hoyer: Our People Expect Us to Stand

For Immediate Release:

June 22, 2016

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.<div class=###

Hoyer Discusses House Democrats’ Sit-In on the House Floor to Demand No Bill, No Break

For Immediate Release:

June 22, 2016

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.<div class=###

Afternoon Roundup: House Dems Stage Sit-In on House Floor to Demand Action on Gun Violence

Today, House Democrats are staging a sit-in on the Floor of the House of Representatives, demanding that Republicans hold a vote on legislation to address gun violence. As soon as the House of Representatives was brought to order this afternoon, House Republicans gaveled out the proceedings, refusing to allow Democrats to be heard.  Here’s a look at how it’s playing out in the news:

Hoyer: We Stand for Those Who Do Not See This Day

For Immediate Release:

June 22, 2016

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.<div class=###

Hoyer, House Democrats Stage Sit-In on House Floor to Demand a Vote on Legislation to Address Gun Violence

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June 22, 2016

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.<div class=###

Hoyer Statement on House Democrats' Sit-In to Demand a Vote on Legislation to Address Gun Violence

For Immediate Release:

June 22, 2016

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.<div class=###

John Lewis Leads Sit-In on the House Floor: No Bill, No Break

Reporters may want to head to the gallery. Rep. John Lewis is leading a sit-in in the Well of the House Floor with dozens of House Democrats to demand that House Republicans allow a vote on legislation to address gun violence. After the worst mass shooting in modern history, it's time for Speaker Ryan to bring a bill to the Floor.  House Democrats will continue to demand: no bill, no break. 

Hoyer Statement on House Democrats' Zika Discharge Petition

For Immediate Release:

June 21, 2016

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.<div class=###

Hoyer: Let Us Remember the Lives Lost at Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church, Honor Their Memories By Working to Prevent Further Bloodshed

For Immediate Release:

June 17, 2016

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.<div class=###

Hoyer Statement on the Anniversary of Juneteenth

For Immediate Release:

June 17, 2016

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.<div class=###