Economic Security News

Press Release 06.17.21

Supreme Court Rejects Broad Taxpayer-Funded License to Discriminate

WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court narrowly ruled that Philadelphia’s contract with Catholic Social Services was impermissible under the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment: 

Press Release 06.17.21

Supreme Court Protects Health Care Access for Millions of Americans 

WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that the plaintiffs did not have standing to challenge the Affordable Care Act in California v. Texas:

Press Release 12.30.20

McConnell’s Sham Election Commission Addition to Pandemic Relief Is Disgraceful

WASHINGTON – LaShawn Warren, executive vice president of government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on Senate Majority Leader McConnell’s legislation that ties $2,000 stimulus payments to the creation of a sham commission to study so-called election fraud:

Press Release 12.21.20

Congress Finally Acts on Pandemic Relief, Work Remains

WASHINGTON — LaShawn Warren, executive vice president of government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the congressional passage of COVID-19 relief legislation:

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