Statement on Religious Liberty and LGBTQ+ Adoption, (27 February 2020) Washington, D.C.
“Statement on Religious Liberty and LGBTQ+ Adoption” delivered February 27, 2020, Maloney, Sean Patrick. (1966–)
The copy text is a transcription of the video recording of Representative Sean Patrick Maloney’s testimony, “Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney’s Testimony At Administration’s Religious Liberty Assault on LGBT Rights” to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform on February 27, 2020 (=A). The video is housed on the House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s official YouTube Channel, https://youtu.be/TmabFzi0wqc.
A manuscript version of this speech is found in the U.S. Congressional Record (=B). See: Maloney, Sean Patrick. “Statement of Sean Patrick Maloney: A Representative in Congress from the State of New York,” in “The Administration’s Religious Liberty Assault on LGBTQ Rights,” a hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Reform, House of Representatives. U.S. Congress. 116th Cong., 2nd sess., Serial No. 116-93, from February 27, 2020, https://www.congress.gov/116/meeting/house/110579/documents/HHRG-116-GO00-Transcript-20200227.pdf.
The text presented in this unit has been closely transcribed from the video recording (=A). The paragraph structure is retained from the Congressional Record manuscript (=B). Paragraph numbers were added in brackets.
Two capitalizations in the copy-text were made to reflect the Congressional Record manuscript (B): secretary [paragraph 24] and Federal .
We also made the following edits to the copy-text (=A) based on the wording of the transcript posted in the Congressional Record (=B). The number corresponds to the speech paragraph where we made the edits.
5: “her, so we did.” B: “her. So we did.” A
6: “boy, so we did.” B: “boy. So we did.” A
7: “raised in—well,” B: “raised in, well,” A
10: “raise them, but as an” B: “raise them—as an” A
14: “8 o’clock” B: “eight o’clock” A
28: “held. But I believe” B: “held, but I believe” A
28: “mine. But I respect” B: “mine, but I respect” A
This transcript has been proofread for accuracy.