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Chris Coons' Public Statements on Issue: Women

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' A. Coons
Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. Senate - Jr
Primary Sept. 9, 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
April 9, 2014 Senator Coons vVotes to End Wage Discrimination
April 8, 2014 Statement From Senator Coons Marking Equal Pay Day
March 25, 2014 Statement from Senator Coons as Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby
March 12, 2014 Senator Coons Participates in Roundtable with Women Business Leaders
Aug. 21, 2013 Blog: Senator Coons Urges Holistic Approach to Address Domestic Violence
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
June 26, 2013 Letter to Wendy Davis, Senator - Anti-Abortion Filibuster
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
March 7, 2013 Statement from Senator Coons on Enactment of the Violence Against Women Act into law
Feb. 28, 2013 Senator Coons praises House passage of Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 14, 2013 Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 12, 2013 Senator Coons votes to strengthen fight against slavery and human trafficking
Feb. 12, 2013 Senator Coons votes to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 4, 2013 Senator Coons and Delaware leaders call for renewal of Violence Against Women Act
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
July 11, 2012 Senator Coons Participates in Roundtable Discussion on Women's Health Care
June 5, 2012 Statement from Senator Coons on Republican Obstruction of the Paycheck Fairness Act
June 5, 2012 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed--Resumed
May 16, 2012 Senator Coons Reacts to House Passage of Discriminatory Version of Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act
April 27, 2012 Senator Coons Speaks to Delaware Law Enforcement Officers about Stopping Hate Crimes
April 26, 2012 Senator Coons Praises Senate Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act
April 26, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011 -- Continued
April 17, 2012 Statement from Senator Coons Recognizing Equal Pay Day
March 21, 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act
March 13, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader
Feb. 21, 2012 Senator Coons Convenes Local Experts on Importance of Reauthorizing Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 2, 2012 The Huffington Post -
Feb. 2, 2012 Letter to Nancy G. Brinker
Feb. 2, 2012 Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act
Jan. 26, 2012 Coons cosponsors bill to strengthen Violence Against Women Act
Dec. 1, 2011 Coons Calls for Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act
July 13, 2011 Statement From Senator Coons Supporting Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act
July 13, 2011 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "The Violence Against Women Act: Building On Seventeen Years Of Accomplishments"
May 11, 2011 Chairman Murray Leads 14 Senators in Introducing Major Bipartisan Veterans Employment Bill
May 11, 2011 Chairman Murray Introduces Major New Veterans Employment Legislation with Veterans and Veterans Advocates in Front of U.S. Capitol
April 12, 2011 Senator Coons Marks Equal Pay Day by Cosponsoring Paycheck Fairness Act
April 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
Oct. 13, 2010 CNN "Delaware Senate Debate" - Transcript
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Equality and Civil Rights
Issue Position: Reproductive Rights
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