Yesterday the Arkansas House Judiciary Committee passed HB1228 by a vote of eleven to four, with four committee members not voting.
Earlier in March 2015, US lawmakers introduced a Bill, in the 114th Congress, First Session introduced by Representative Eliot L Engel, [D-NY-16] to the House - Armed Services; Foreign Affairs; Judiciary; Ways and Means Committee and...Show More Summary
The Georgia House Judiciary Committee cancelled a meeting planned for Monday to discuss "religious freedom" legislation amidst a national backlash over a similar law in Indiana. S.B. 129, the Georgia Religious Freedom Restoration Act,...Show More Summary
The fate of Georgia's discriminatory 'religious freedom' bill appears uncertain after a specially called House Judiciary Committee meeting was cancelled Monday, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: The committee was to meet at 10 a.m., to likely decide the fate of a...
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: A specially called meeting of the House Judiciary Committee set for Monday was cancelled, leaving the future of the ‘religious liberty’ bill in doubt. The committee was to meet at 10 a.m., to likely decide the fate of a controversial bill for this year. Show More Summary
Just before the House adjourned Friday afternoon for a long weekend, Judiciary Committee Chair Wendell Willard announced that his committee will meet on Monday at 10 AM, presumably to take another stab at finding common ground that will...Show More Summary
“Come now, let us reason together.” Isaiah 1:18. The Georgia Religious Liberty Restoration Act (“RFRA”) now sits motionless in the General Assembly’s House Judiciary Committee. Neither dead nor alive. Tabled by its proponents after an amendment they considered a poison pill was added to the bill. Show More Summary
After hours of testimony and much back and forth, an amendment offered by Representative Mike Jacobs to add anti-discrimination language passed the committee with a vote of 9-8. The bill was immediately tabled with no dissent. WhileShow More Summary
House Judiciary Committee uses gif-filled listicle to argue against immigration reform. (via judiciary.house.gov, sadly) Are you confused about the enforcement of immigration laws? Would you like the issue mansplained to you using aShow More Summary
The Georgia House of Representatives is considering the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The Speaker of the House, David Ralston, and the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee are deeply opposed to protecting religious liberty....Show More Summary
Tuesday afternoon, a special subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee conducted a three hour long hearing on Senate Bill 139, the Georgia Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The committee took introductory testimony from the bill’s sponsor, Senator Josh McKoon, and then an hour’s worth of testimony from supporters and opponents of the measure. Show More Summary
Today, the House will vote on Senate Bill 94. While the bill as originally filed provided guidelines for witness identification in criminal matters, it was changed substantially by the House Judiciary Committee, which substituted the language of House Bill 430 before sending the measure to the floor. Show More Summary
The House Judiciary Committee is only the latest body to use Michael Scott, Emma Stone, and red-headed mermaids to get attention for its messaging.
Last week the GOP-led House Judiciary Committee decided to fight immigration reform by posting ten GIFs to their official federal government site. Because Britney Spears and the Little Mermaid might have more traction with the public. Or something.
This is the current website of the House Judiciary Committee headed by Bob Goodlatte. Go ahead and check it out. Just for posterity when it changes in the future, here's...
Time for another edition of political youth outreach! This week, the GOP-led House Judiciary Committee put out a press release attacking President Obama on immigration... with GIFs.
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The House Judiciary Committee is now sending out press releases touting the Republican immigration “plan” that consist of nothing but GIFs. Clearly a high point in the history of American governance. Of course, every GIF used is of a white person. I guess this is how you reach out to the kids and tell them […]
In a bizarre and almost grotesque attempt to bring the listicle to government, the House Judiciary Committee has posted a series of animated GIFs to promote a bill that could effectively deport hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants. The list promoting the bill, dubbed the “Michael...
So embarrassing. Brad blog links to this. … Continue reading ?