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Terri Sewell's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. House (AL) - District 7, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
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July 1, 2016 Congresswoman Sewell Responds to Alabama Ruling on Voter Registration Requiring Proof of Citizenship
June 16, 2016 Congresswoman Terri Sewell Signs Discharge Petition to Force Vote on Bill to Restore the Voting Rights Act
April 21, 2016 Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell Joins Members of Congress and National Stakeholders in Co-Hosting a Congressional Briefing on Voter Suppression
April 21, 2016 Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell Joins Members of Congress and National Stakeholders in Co-Hosting a Congressional Briefing on Voter Suppression
April 21, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Candice Miller, Chairman, Committee on House Administration, The Honorable Bob Goodlatte, Chairman, Judiciary on Committee - Calling for Hearings on Democracy Reform
April 20, 2016 Letter to President Obama - Make Federal Government "Model Employer" With Fair Chance Hiring Policies
April 5, 2016 Congresswoman Terri Sewell Applauds the Unanimous Supreme Court Ruling in Voting Rights Case
Feb. 23, 2016 Restore the Vote
Feb. 2, 2016 Urgency of Addressing Felony Disenfranchisement
Dec. 9, 2015 Rep. Sewell Supports Department of Transportation (DOT) Investigation into Alabama DMV Closures
Dec. 2, 2015 Rep. Sewell Supports Greater Birmingham Ministries and Alabama NAACP Lawsuit
Dec. 1, 2015 Rep. Sewell Issues Statement Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of Montgomery Bus Boycott
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel
Nov. 3, 2015 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 22, Hire More Heroes Act of 2015; Providing for Proceedings During the Period from November 6, 2015, Through November 13, 2015; and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules
Nov. 3, 2015 Rep. Sewell Unveils #RestoreTheVOTE
Oct. 23, 2015 Rep. Sewell Slams Alabama's Failure to Comply with the National Voter Registration Act
Oct. 5, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General - Requesting DOJ Investigation into Alabama Driver's License Closures
Oct. 5, 2015 We must stop assaults on sacred right to vote
Oct. 1, 2015 Rep. Sewell Denounces Alabama Decision to Close 31 Driver's License Offices
Sept. 24, 2015 Rep. Sewell Statement on Pope Francis' Address to Congress
Sept. 22, 2015 Rep. Sewell Encourages High School Seniors to Register to Vote
Sept. 10, 2015 Rep. Sewell Applauds Senator Murkowski for Supporting the Voting Rights Advancement Act
Aug. 26, 2015 Sewell Shares Condolences on Passing of Amelia Boynton Robinson
Aug. 19, 2015 Sewell Statement on the Passing of Former Congressman Louis Stokes
Aug. 5, 2015 Sewell Pledges Fight for Stronger Voter Protections
July 30, 2015 Rep. Sewell Reiterates Call for Congress to Restore the Voting Rights Act
July 29, 2015 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
July 16, 2015 Rep. Sewell Calls on Congress to Restore the Voting Rights Act
June 25, 2015 House Adopts Rep. Sewell's Amendment to Restore Funding for Historic Civil Rights Sites
June 25, 2015 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Charleston Church Shooting and Voting Rights
June 24, 2015 Leahy, Durbin, Coons & House Tri-Caucus Leaders Introduce Legislation To Restore and Advance The Voting Rights Act
June 24, 2015 Rep. Sewell Issues Statement on the Removal of the Confederate Flag from the Alabama State Capitol Grounds
June 4, 2015 Rep. Terri Sewell and Alabama State Representative Darrio Melton Issue Joint Statement in Opposition to the Renaming of the Edmund Pettus Bridge
June 4, 2015 Honoring Civil Rights Activist Rev. Frederick D. Reese
May 21, 2015 Carson, House Intelligence Committee Democrats Issue Statement on USA Freedom Act Urging Senate to Act
March 25, 2015 Rep. Sewell Applauds SCOTUS Decision to Reject Alabama's Redistricting Plan
March 16, 2015 The Battle Wages On: Securing Equal Voting Rights in the United States
March 3, 2015 Senate Passes Gold Medal Bill for Voting Rights Marchers
Feb. 26, 2015 Rep. Sewell Launches Oral History Project
Feb. 22, 2015 AL - Op-ed: Remembering the Selma March and Why we Must Protect its Legacy
Feb. 13, 2015 Rep. Sewell Seeks to Strengthen the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2015
Feb. 11, 2015 Awarding Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers Who Participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, Or the Final Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March in March of 1965
Feb. 11, 2015 House Passes Congressional Gold Medal Bill to Honor Voting Rights Marchers
Jan. 21, 2015 Reps Sewell and Roby Introduce Congressional Gold Medal Bill
Jan. 19, 2015 103-year-old Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson Joins Rep. Sewell at State of the Union
Jan. 19, 2015 Rep. Sewell Honors Dr. King as a ‘True Visionary'
Jan. 8, 2015 Congresswoman Sewell Says Selma Movie Must be a Catalyst for Change
May 28, 2014 Congresswoman Sewell Responds to the Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou
May 22, 2014 Congresswoman Sewell Supports Bill to End NSA Bulk Data Collection While Preserving Counterterrorism Capability
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