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Congressional Black Caucus Condemns Roe Reversal
June 24, 2022
“The hands of time have once again been turned back. The extreme right-wing Supreme Court majority’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the law of the land for 49 years that gave a woman the right to choose, will have far-reaching and painful consequences. Moreover, in the midst of a Black maternal mortality crisis, restricting access to abortion care will disproportionately endanger the lives of Black Americans,” said Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty. “Let me be very clear: gov... More
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Congressional Black Caucus Issues Statement on Historic Bipartisan Gun Control Framework
June 22, 2022
“This bipartisan legislation is the culmination of strategic efforts and leadership from the Congressional Black Caucus and underscores the historic nature of our efforts to stem the tide of gun violence in our communities. There are many CBC Member-led provisions included and we accept this bipartisan, common-sense legislation to better protect America's children and families, keep our schools safe and reduce the threat of violence across our country. Included in this legislation: $250 million ... More
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CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS CALLS FOR JANUARY 6th HEARINGS TO BE RECORDED AS THE THOMPSON HEARINGS
June 9, 2022
“I am calling for the January 6th hearings to be recorded in history as the Thompson Hearings. These hearings are the most consequential congressional hearings since Watergate, and the nation will have a front-row seat to the revelations that led to the January 6th attack on our democracy, the Constitution, and the American people. The world deserves to know the extent of the violence that took place that day, and I look forward to the Committee sharing their findings in these hearings and expla... More
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CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS ISSUES STATEMENT COMMEMORATING THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF GEORGE FLOYD AND APPLAUDS EXECUTIVE ORDER ON POLICING
May 26, 2022
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty and members of the Congressional Black Caucus issued the following statement: “Two years ago, we watched in horror for 9 minutes and 29 seconds as George Floyd’s life was taken, and his last words, “I can’t breathe,” resonated as a national call to action. People of all races took to the streets to demand accountability and reform and the Congressional Black Caucus led the way forward. Congressmember Karen Bass introduc... More
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CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS ISSUES STATEMENT ON STUDENT LOAN DEBT CRISIS
May 20, 2022
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty and members of the Congressional Black Caucus issued the following statement on the call for student loan debt cancellation: "The $1.7 trillion student loan debt crisis is a racial and economic justice issue disproportionately impacting Black communities across the nation. We are calling on the Biden Administration to implement broad-based student loan debt cancellation by executive action. We are committed to working w... More
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