Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Jul 10, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (CO-01) commended Denver Clerk and Recorder Debra Johnson for her decision to immediately begin issuing marriage licenses to loving same-sex couples. Earlier today, a Boulder District Court judge denied an injunction to prevent issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and Rep. DeGette offered the following statement: 

Jul 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY), co-Chairs of the House Pro-Choice Caucus, and Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), a veteran member of the House Judiciary Committee and one of the leaders in the fight for the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) of 1993, will introduce legislation in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v.

Jul 2, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Diana DeGette (CO-01), co-chair of the House Pro-Choice Caucus, and Rep. Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), a leader in the fight for the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) of 1993, announced that they will introduce legislation in response to Monday’s Supreme Court ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.

Jun 30, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Louise M.

Jun 26, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (CO-01) and Louise Slaughter (NY-25), co-chairs of the House Pro-Choice Caucus, issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision in McCullen v. Coakley, which affirms the legality of buffer zones outside of healthcare facilities while striking down Massachusetts’ 35-foot fixed buffer zone law over specific issues: