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Please Sign Bipartisan Letter Asking DOJ to Issue Regulations on Web Page Access under the ADA – DEADLINE THURSDAY

October 24, 2017

We urge you to join us in sending the letter below, asking the Department of Justice (DOJ) to issue rules regarding proper compliance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act with regarding website access. 

The Experiences of Immigrant Women in Detention under the Trump Administration

October 24, 2017

As co-chairs of the Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform, we invite you and your staff to attend the second event the Working Group is hosting to bring attention to the experiences of immigrant women in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
custody.

Support American Victims of PLO Terrorism

October 24, 2017

On April 6, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives submitted an amicus brief to the Supreme Court in support of the plaintiffs’ appeal in
Sokolow v. PLO, a case about the Anti-Terrorism Act of 1992 (“ATA”).  On June 26, the Supreme Court asked the Solicitor General to offer the views of the Administration on the case before it decides whether to grant cert.  The request has now been
pending for almost four months without a response from the Administration.  

Co-Sponsor H.R. 4093: the CAMPUS HATE Crimes Act

October 24, 2017

I am writing to request you co-sponsor H.R. 4093, the Creating Accountability Measures Protecting University Students Historically Abused, Threatened, and Exposed to Crimes (CAMPUS HATE Crimes) Act of 2017.  Since the beginning
of the 2016 academic school year, there has been an unprecedented spike in racist and hate-based activity on college campuses. Hate watch groups have tracked over 150 incidents on college campuses in 33 states.

SIGN ON: Amici Brief Supporting Public Accommodation Protections for LGBTQ Community

October 24, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable Sean Patrick Maloney Sent By: Roddy.Flynn@mail.house.gov SIGN ON:  Amici Brief Supporting Public Accommodation Protections for LGBTQ Community EXTENDED Sign On Deadline:  Thursday, 10/26, 12n House Signers (126):  Pelosi, Hoyer, Lewis, Conyers, Crowley, Cummings, Engel, Grijalva, Lowey, Carolyn Maloney, Pallone, Sánchez, Scott, Slaughter, Waters, Walz, Adams, Aguilar, Bass, Barragán, Blumenauer, Bonamici, Brownley, Capuano, Carbajal, Carson, […]

DEADLINE EXTENDED – Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Help Victims Get Compensation!

October 24, 2017

Every 98 seconds, someone in this country is sexually assaulted. For many victims of sexual assault, stepping out of the shadows
and reporting the crime is traumatic enough. On top of this, the evidence kits for many victims lay untested in police labs’ shelves for years on end before any justice is ever achieved. Countless victims are forced to lose work hours in order to attend doctor’s
visits and attend to legal matters; medical bills rack up and lost wages can turn into lost jobs.

Closing Weds.: Reaffirm Congress’s Constitutional Power over a First Strike on North Korea

October 23, 2017

We write to request your support for this important piece of legislation that will seek to reinforce the intent of the Framers of the Constitution and ensure that President Trump cannot launch an unconstitutional strike that experts say would lead to catastrophic
war on the Korean Peninsula.

SIGN ON: Amici Brief Supporting Public Accommodation Protections for LGBTQ Community

October 23, 2017

Sending Office: Honorable Sean Patrick Maloney Sent By: Roddy.Flynn@mail.house.gov SIGN ON:  Amici Brief Supporting Public Accommodation Protections for LGBTQ Community EXTENDED Sign On Deadline:  Thursday, 10/26, 12n House Signers (117):  Hoyer, Conyers, Crowley, Cummings, Engel, Grijalva, Lowey, Carolyn Maloney, Pallone, Sánchez, Scott, Slaughter, Waters, Walz, Adams, Aguilar, Bass, Barragán, Blumenauer, Bonamici, Brownley, Capuano, Carbajal, Carson, Cartwright, Castor, […]

Freedom Rides to the Little Rock Nine: Award a Congressional Gold Medal to Simeon Booker

October 23, 2017

Please join us in cosponsoring H.R. 812, bipartisan legislation to award a Congressional Gold Medal to 99-year-old African-American journalist Simeon Booker in recognition of his pioneering achievements in journalism and dedication to documenting untold
stories of the Civil Rights Movement and Vietnam War.

The Experiences of Immigrant Women in Detention under the Trump Administration

October 23, 2017

As co-chairs of the Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform, we invite you and your staff to attend the second event the Working Group is hosting to bring attention to the experiences of immigrant women in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
custody.