June 26, 2013 (Washington, D.C.)Democrats on the Committee on House Administration expressed their strong support for today’s historic Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor. In its decision, the Court ruled that the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act violates the Constitution.
June 25, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) Democrats on the Committee on House Administration expressed profound disappointment in response to today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder. Though the decision upheld Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA), the court invalidated Section 4, a cornerstone of the landmark civil rights legislation.
February 12, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) Ranking Democrat Robert A. Brady (PA-01) today applauded President Barack Obama’s commitment to ensuring all eligible Americans are able to exercise their Constitutionally protected right to vote.