Human and Civil Rights

House Republicans Still the Only Ones Standing in the Way of VAWA

As the Senate prepares to vote on the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act tomorrow, a quick refresh of where House Republicans stand on the issue, courtesy of the New York Times:

“For all the attention on the Republican Party’s efforts to attract Latinos, the first test for the party on 2012’s lessons learned will arrive this week for a voting bloc that has drifted out of its grasp: women.”

Hoyer, Bipartisan House Coalition Seeks Immigration Equality for LGBT Families, Introduces Uniting American Families Act

For Immediate Release:

February 5, 2013

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Statement on Black History Month

For Immediate Release:

February 1, 2013

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference on Reintroduction of the Violence Against Women Act

For Immediate Release:

January 23, 2013

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Statement on Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

For Immediate Release:

January 22, 2013

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Statement on White House Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence

For Immediate Release:

January 16, 2013

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Statement on the 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation Taking Effect

For Immediate Release:

January 1, 2013

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Discusses the Fiscal Cliff on MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown"

“Clearly, the Republicans know that what they are doing today is simply a waste of time… What we’re doing today is wasting time pretending, making political points but not moving the ball forward to get to a compromise that will be necessary if we're going to avoid the sequester that nobody wants, not go over the cliff, and take very positive steps toward getting this country on a fiscally sound path.”

Hoyer Statement on President Obama's Creation of Gun Violence Task Force

For Immediate Release:

December 19, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Hear Marriage Equality Cases

For Immediate Release:

December 7, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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