Human and Civil Rights

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

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

For Immediate Release:

June 22, 2016

Contact:

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

Contact:

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

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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

Democrats Stand with the LGBT & Latino Communities in the Wake of Orlando Shooting

For Immediate Release:

June 17, 2016

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Hoyer Statement on House Republicans' Continued Repackaging of Failed Policies

For Immediate Release:

June 16, 2016

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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

Afternoon Roundup: House Republicans Holding Firm to Their Discriminatory Treatment of LGBT Americans

Last night, House Republican leaders decided against allowing a vote on Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney’s amendment to the defense appropriations bill to prohibit #LGBT discrimination. In the wake of this weekend’s horrific shooting in Orlando, the House should be sending a strong signal that we will stand united against discrimination. Yet, once again, House Republicans are showing their true colors. But don’t just take it from us. These headlines speak for themselves: