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Nadler Floor Statement for the Assault Weapons Ban Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today delivered the following remarks, as prepared, on the House floor in support of the Assault Weapons Ban Act of 2022 (H.R. 1808): “Today, we take another step to advance historic gun violence prevention legislation. H.R. 1808, the “Assault Weapons Ban Act of 2022,” restores and updates the prior assault weapons ban that kept we... Read more »

Nadler Opening Statement for Markup of the Veteran Service Recognition Act of 2022

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today delivered the following remarks, as prepared, during a markup of the Veteran Service Recognition Act of 2022 (H.R. 7946): “The “Veteran Service Recognition Act of 2022” would finally ensure that noncitizen active-duty military, veterans, and their families are treated with the dignity and respect befitting the sacrifice they ... Read more »

Nadler Opening Statement for Markup of the American Families United Act of 2022

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today delivered the following remarks, as prepared, during a markup of the American Families United Act of 2022 (H.R. 2920): "H.R. 2920, the “American Families United Act of 2022” is bipartisan legislation to fix barriers in our legal immigration system that separate U.S. citizens from their spouses and children. "Earlier this Cong... Read more »

Nadler Opening Statement for Markup on Assault Weapons Ban Act of 2021

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today delivered the following remarks, as prepared, during a markup of the Assault Weapons Ban of 2021 (H.R. 1808): “Today, we take another step to advance historic gun violence prevention legislation. H.R. 1808, the ‘Assault Weapons Ban Act of 2021,’ restores and updates the prior assault weapons ban that kept weapons of war out o... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Advances Assault Weapons Ban for First Times in Decades

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—The House Judiciary Committee today advanced the Assault Weapons Ban Act of 2021, sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI), that would ban the sale, import, manufacture or transfer of certain semi-automatic weapons. Today’s committee action marks the first markup of the assault weapons ban since 1994. The markup follows a recent string of mass shooting involving assault weapons—in... Read more »

Nadler Opening Statement for Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today delivered the following remarks, as prepared, during a markup of the Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act (H.R. 2814): "We are a country with a robust civil justice system, where people—no matter their age, wealth, or education—can bring a lawsuit against those who have caused them harm and hold them accoun... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for "Digital Dragnets: Examining the Government's Access to Your Personal Data"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a full committee hearing on "Digital Dragnets: Examining the Government's Access to Your Personal Data": "Data is often called the “oil of the 21st Century,” and the rush to participate in the market for data has made the tracking of our personal informa... Read more »

Judiciary Committee Publishes Final Report on Competition in the Digital Marketplace

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Washington, D.C. – The House Judiciary Committee today formally published the Committee’s Report, entitled “Investigation of Competition in the Digital Marketplace: Committee Report and Recommendations.” The report was initially released in October 2020 as a Majority Staff Report following a 16-month investigation, led by the Antitrust Subcommittee, into the state of competition in the digital eco... Read more »

Nadler Floor Statement for the Respect for Marriage Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today delivered the following remarks, as prepared, on the House floor in support of the Respect for Marriage Act (H.R. 8404): “The “Respect for Marriage Act,” would reaffirm that marriage equality is—and must remain—the law of the land. “Over the past several decades, millions of LGBTQ people in loving and supportive relationships... Read more »

House Passes Nadler’s Respect for Marriage Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—The House of Representatives today passed the Respect for Marriage Act, H.R. 8404, which would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), enshrine marriage equality for the purposes of federal law, and provide additional legal protections from individuals seeking to undermine marriage equality at the state level. This is the first time the Respect for Marriage Act has passed the H... Read more »