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Chris Coons' Public Statements on Issue: Crime

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
June 27, 2014 Senate Passes Bipartisan Legislation from Sessions, Coons, Hirono, and Blunt to Protect Victims of Child Abuse
June 27, 2014 Senate Passes Senator Coons' Bill to Save Vital Advocacy Centers for Victims of Child Abuse
June 21, 2014 The News Journal - Congress Must Stand Up for Victims of Child Abuse
June 13, 2014 Letter to Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India - Gender-Based Violence
June 12, 2014 Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Save Advocacy Centers for Victims of Child Abuse
June 12, 2014 Senator Blunt Praises Committee Passage Of Victims Of Child Abuse Act
June 11, 2014 Six Questions About Thursday's Markup of Bill to Reauthorize Victims of Child Abuse Act
June 9, 2014 Judiciary Committee to Take up Bill to Save Centers for Victims of Child Abuse
June 5, 2014 Senator Coons' Public Safety Priorities Included in Appropriations Bill
June 4, 2014 Advocates for Consumers, Victims of Domestic Violence Back Senator Coons' Bill to End Stalking Apps
May 21, 2014 Hearing of the senate Chairing Foreign Relations Subcommittee - Wildlife Trafficking Crisis
May 15, 2014 Senator Coons Demands Response to Kidnapping of Nigerian Schoolgirls
May 15, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Chairing Foreign Relations Subcommittee - Nigerian Kidnappings
May 6, 2014 Senate Passes Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Abduction of Nigerian School Girls
May 6, 2014 Letter to Goodluck Jonathan, President of Nigeria - Boko Haram Kidnapping
May 5, 2014 Statement of Senator Coons on Status of Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls
May 1, 2014 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Abduction of School Girls in Nigeria
May 1, 2014 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Abduction of School Girls in Nigeria
April 29, 2014 Senators Coons, Hatch Introduce Bill to Combat Theft of Trade Secrets and Protect Jobs
April 11, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Bulletproof Vest Program
April 2, 2014 Delaware Public Defender Joins Senator Coons for Rountable on Sentencing Reform
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
Feb. 11, 2014 Senator Coons Praises Creation of National Strategy on Wildlife Trafficking
Jan. 17, 2014 Congress Restores Funding to Life-Saving Bulletproof Vest Program for Police Officers
Dec. 11, 2013 Senators Introduce Bill to Save Advocacy Centers for Victims of Child Abuse
Dec. 10, 2013 The Huffington Post - Outdated Laws Preserve HIV Stigma
Oct. 31, 2013 Justice for All Reauthorization Act Clears Judiciary Committee
Aug. 20, 2013 Senator Coons Urges Holistic Approach to Address Domestic Violence
July 16, 2013 Blog: Bill to Reform Military Justice System Gains Key Bipartisan Support
May 16, 2013 Gillibrand, Collins, Boxer, Johanns, Benishek, Gabbard, Begich, Blumenthal, Coons, Franken, Hirono, Mikulski, Pryor, Schatz, Shaheen, Rockefeller, Feinstein, Hanna, Sinema, Joined by Service Members Victimized by Sexual Assault in Announcing Bicameral Legislation Reforming Military Justice System
May 16, 2013 Senator Coons Helps Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Confront Rise in Sexual Assaults in Military
May 1, 2013 Congressional Delegation Notifies State And Local Law Enforcement Of Federal Grant Opportunities
May 1, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Mikulski and Vice Chairman Shelby - Fund Federal COPS Hiring Program
March 7, 2013 Senator Coons Makes Progress in Effort to Save Child Advocacy Centers, Protect Youngest Victims of Physical and Sexual Abuse
March 7, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Enactment of the Violence Against Women Act into law
Feb. 28, 2013 Sequestration
Feb. 28, 2013 Senator Coons praises House passage of Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 19, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller - Religion and Hate Crimes
Feb. 14, 2013 Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 12, 2013 Senator Coons votes to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 12, 2013 Senator Coons votes to strengthen fight against slavery and human trafficking
Feb. 4, 2013 Senator Coons and Delaware leaders call for renewal of Violence Against Women Act
Jan. 4, 2013 Bipartisan, bicameral effort to provide additional court options for federal law enforcement officers signed into law
Dec. 10, 2012 Human Rights
Oct. 1, 2012 Statement from Senator Coons on Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Sept. 13, 2012 Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
Aug. 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
July 10, 2012 Senator Coons Convenes Briefing on Law Enforcement Information Sharing
May 17, 2012 Senator Coons Applauds Progress on Two Bills to Enhance Law Enforcement Protection
May 11, 2012 Senator Coons Speaks at Law Enforcement Training on Intellectual Property Crime
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