Human and Civil Rights

Afternoon Roundup: House Republican Leaders Strong-arm Their Members to Vote Against LGBT Equality

During today’s vote series, House Republicans held open a two minute vote open for nearly eight minutes in order to make their Members change their votes to defeat an amendment introduced by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney that would ban discrimination against LGBT Americans. Needless to say, their antics didn’t go unnoticed:

CBS News: House erupts into chaos after LGBT protection amendment narrowly fails

Hoyer Statement on New Legislation to Address the Debt Crisis in Puerto Rico

For Immediate Release:

May 19, 2016

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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The Republican Empire Strikes Back to Allow Discrimination Against LGBT Americans

As Democrats and Republicans Come Together to Ban LGBT Discrimination, House GOP Leaders Twist Arms and Seven Republicans Switch Their Vote

For Immediate Release:

May 19, 2016

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer: A Sad Day in the History of the House

For Immediate Release:

May 19, 2016

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Statement on House Republicans' Vote to Discriminate Against LGBT Americans

For Immediate Release:

May 19, 2016

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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

House Republicans Attempt to Roll Back LGBT Protections

For Immediate Release:

May 17, 2016

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer to LGBT Americans: We Are With You

For Immediate Release:

May 17, 2016

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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

Hoyer Remarks at Screening of Documentary "A Hug From Paul Ryan"

For Immediate Release:

May 16, 2016

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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

Congress Passes Opioid Legislation, Democrats Push for Action on Puerto Rico, Resources to Address Public Health Crises

For Immediate Release:

May 13, 2016

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Hoyer: I Urge House Republicans to Disband Select Committee to Attack Women’s Health

For Immediate Release:

May 13, 2016

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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