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Chris Coons' Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' A. Coons
Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate - Jr
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Annie; 3 Children: Michael, Jack, Maggie
Birth Date: 09/09/1963
Birth Place: Greenwich, CT
Home City: Wilmington, DE
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
July 16, 2014 Senator Coons Participates in Roundtable on Voting Rights Protections
June 26, 2014 Juneteenth Remembrance
June 25, 2014 Senator Coons Applauds Supreme Court's Decision to Protect Americans' Digital Privacy
Jan. 17, 2014 Senator Coons Reacts to President's Remarks on NSA Surveillance of Americans
Dec. 17, 2013 Delaware Online - Nelson Mandela and the Power of Forgiveness
Nov. 26, 2013 Senator Coons to Introduce Bill to Combat Discrimination Against Those with HIV/AIDS
Nov. 6, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act-- Motion to Proceed
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Inspector General Charles McCullough III, Director of National Intelligence - Surveillance Authorities
Sept. 17, 2013 Delaware Online - Surveillance Debate Echoes Founders' Struggle
Aug. 26, 2013 Senator Coons Celebrates 200th August Quarterly Festival
Aug. 15, 2013 Senator Coons Cosponsors Two Bills to Protect Americans' Privacy
June 27, 2013 Letter to James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence - Private Records
June 25, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Supreme Court decision on the Voting Rights Act News Releases FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 CONTACT: Ian Koski at 202-224-5042 Statement from Senator Coons on Supreme Court decision on the Voting Rights Act
June 25, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Supreme Court Decision on the Voting Rights Act
June 8, 2013 Delaware Online - For Americans, Freedom and Safety Are Not Either- Or Choice
June 4, 2013 Senator Coons Condemns Ugandan Government's Actions Against Independent Press
Feb. 19, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller - Religion and Hate Crimes
Feb. 12, 2013 Problems of voting in 2012 election must be addressed
Feb. 6, 2013 Senate Colleagues Seek Due Process And Human Rights Guarantees In Immigration Debate
Jan. 23, 2013 Senators reintroduce the FAST Voting Act to help states improve their elections
Dec. 28, 2012 Senator Coons votes to protect Americans from warrantless privacy violations
Dec. 27, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
Dec. 10, 2012 Floor Speech: Senator Coons Calls for Passage of FAST Voting Act to Improve Access to Voting Rights
Oct. 2, 2012 Statement from Senator Coons on Decision on Pennsylvania's Controversial Voter ID Law
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to Raúl Castro, President of the Republic of Cuba - Release Alan Gross
Sept. 12, 2012 Senator Coons Urges for Voters' Rights During Judiciary Committee Hearing
Aug. 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
July 26, 2012 Senators Seek Answers from DNI on How Many of Americans' Communications Have Been Monitored
July 19, 2012 Senator Coons Votes to Improve Privacy Oversight Protections in Warrantless Wiretap Activities
June 26, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - On the Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2011
June 19, 2012 As State Dept. Releases New Report, Senator Coons Calls for Vote on Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act
May 25, 2012 Bipartisan Group of Senators Announce Support for Disability Treaty
May 10, 2012 The Huffington Post - Internet Freedom is a Human Right
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
March 8, 2012 Huffington Post - In Pursuit of Joseph Kony
Dec. 6, 2011 Coons praises Obama for standing up for LGBT rights around the world
Dec. 6, 2011 Letter to Larry Lenhart, President and CEO Carrier IQ
Sept. 23, 2011 Letter to Ms. Marshall - OnStar President
June 29, 2011 13 Senators Team Up to Assure LGBT Youth that "It Gets Better"
March 16, 2011 Senator Feinstein Introduces DOMA Repeal Legislation
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Equality and Civil Rights
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Civil Rights
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