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Steny Hoyer's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 5, Democratic Minority Whip
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
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March 7, 2018 Tweet - "Today marks 53 years since peaceful protesters marching for voting rights from #Selma were met with violence on #BloodySunday. For 13 years I've had the privilege of joining @FaithNPolitics in honoring this march & the Civil Rights Movement with my brother @RepJohnLewis. 1/2"
Feb. 22, 2018 Tweet - "On #AAPIEqualPay day, we recognize that Asian American women earn 87 cents on the dollar than white men earn. However, if we disaggregate the data & look at subpopulations, the wage gap can be much higher. Let us recommit ourselves to closing the wage gap & ensuring #equalpay."
Feb. 15, 2018 Tweet - "Today, the House will consider a bill that guts the American with Disabilities Act. This bill this would be the first time Congress weakened an existing civil rights law, in this way, through subsequent legislation. I urge my colleagues to #StopHR620."
Feb. 13, 2018 Tweet - "I'm deeply troubled the House is taking up H.R. 620, which undermines the Americans with Disabilities Act. I urge @SpeakerRyan & @GOPLeader not to bring this bill to the Floor & will join with disability & civil rights advocates in fiercely opposing it."
Feb. 13, 2018 Hoyer Statement Urging GOP Leaders to Pull Consideration of Legislation Undermining the ADA
Feb. 10, 2018 Hoyer Remarks at the 37th Annual Black History Month Breakfast
Jan. 26, 2018 Hoyer Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Jan. 15, 2018 Tweet - "The mission to which Dr. King called all of us continues & we must make it our own. We must stand up for social & economic justice, incl by opposing policies like #GOPTaxScam that force the poor & middle class to subsidize massive tax cuts for the wealthy."
Dec. 5, 2017 Hoyer Remarks at a Press Conference on the Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission Case Oral Arguments Before the Supreme Court
Oct. 12, 2017 Hoyer Statement on President Trump's Attacks on Freedom of the Press
Oct. 2, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Reports of Hate Speech in St. Mary's County
Sept. 12, 2017 Hoyer Statement on House Passage of Resolution Condemning the Actions of Neo-Nazis and White Supremacists in Charlottesville
Aug. 12, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Violence by White Supremacists in Charlottesville
July 19, 2017 Hoyer Statement on First Meeting of President Trump's Voter Commission
June 23, 2017 Lewis, Hoyer, Clyburn, Conyers and Brady Reintroduce Voter Empowerment Act
June 22, 2017 Hoyer Remarks at Voting Rights Speak Out to Introduce the Voting Rights Advancement Act
June 19, 2017 Hoyer Statement on the Anniversary of Juneteenth
June 19, 2017 Hoyer Statement on the Passing of Otto Warmbier
May 30, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Reports of Trump Administration Plans to Roll Back Civil Rights Protections
May 15, 2017 If Trump Is Going to Engage Russia, He Should do so on This Topic
May 15, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Supreme Court Declining to Hear North Carolina Voter ID Case
May 11, 2017 Hoyer Statement on President Trump's Election Commission
May 4, 2017 Hoyer Statement on President Trump's Religious Liberty Executive Order
May 2, 2017 Hoyer Statement on the Reintroduction of the Equality Act
Feb. 22, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Trump Administration's Decision to Rescind Guidance Protecting the Rights of Transgender Students
Feb. 8, 2017 Transcript of House Democratic Leadership Press Conference at 2017 Issues Conference
Feb. 1, 2017 Hoyer Statement On Black History Month
Sept. 27, 2016 Hoyer Statement on National Voter Registration Day
Sept. 22, 2016 Whip Hoyer, House Democratic Caucuses Re-Launch House Democrats' Official Online Resume Bank
July 29, 2016 Hoyer Statement on North Carolina Voter Identification Law
June 24, 2016 Hoyer Statement on Reports of Transgender Service Ban Reversal
June 17, 2016 Democrats Stand with the LGBT & Latino Communities in the Wake of Orlando Shooting
June 16, 2016 Hoyer Statement on House Republicans' Continued Repackaging of Failed Policies
June 15, 2016 Hoyer: Congress Must Stand with LGBT Community, Take Action to Prevent Gun Violence
June 15, 2016 Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference Opposing Republican Amendments to Prevent DREAMers from Serving in the Military
June 10, 2016 House Republican Agenda is the 'Wrong Way' to Address Our Nation's Critical Issues
June 9, 2016 Hoyer: LGBT Americans Have A Right to Be Counted
June 8, 2016 Washington Post - "GOP is 'Rigging' System to Discriminate Against LGBT People"
June 8, 2016 Hoyer: House Republicans Have Chosen to Abandon Their Promise of Regular Order
May 27, 2016 House Republicans Vote to Support Discrimination, Fail to Provide Resources to Respond to Zika
May 25, 2016 Hoyer Statement on Republican Anti-LGBT Amendments
May 19, 2016 Hoyer Statement on House Republicans' Vote to Discriminate Against LGBT Americans
May 17, 2016 Hoyer to LGBTQ Americans: We Are With You
May 11, 2016 Hoyer: GOP Created Environment of Radicalism, Fear, Exclusion & Donald Trump is the Result
May 11, 2016 House Delegation Introduces Religious Freedom Bill
April 28, 2016 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act
April 28, 2016 Hoyer: It Is Time for House GOP to Hold a Hearing and Vote on the Equality Act
April 5, 2016 Hoyer Statement on Anti-LGBT Legislation in Mississippi
April 4, 2016 Hoyer Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Voting Rights Case
Jan. 18, 2016 Hoyer Observes Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Fifth District Events
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