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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
May 2, 2016 Wyden, Merkley Urge Dept. of Education to Clarify Legal Protections for LGBT Students
April 21, 2016 Letter to the CT Congressional Delegation - Thanks State Leaders for LGBT Stance
April 20, 2016 Frankel, Blumenthal, Schweikert, Deutch, Himes Unveil Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Human Trafficking
March 22, 2016 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative- Malaysian Labor Standards
Dec. 17, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Concerning Voter Registration Opportunities
Dec. 8, 2015 Student Success Act
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On Human Trafficking in the Fishing Industry
Aug. 5, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey Continue Efforts to Stop Human Trafficking, Child Labor with Supply Chain Transparency Bill
June 2, 2015 USA Freedom Act of 2015
June 1, 2015 USA Freedom Act of 2015 -- Continued
May 20, 2015 Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act
May 12, 2015 USA Freedom Act
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Civil Rights
Aug. 15, 2014 Wall Street Journal - Align an Effective Intelligence Practice With Our Values
May 17, 2014 Blog: The Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, and the Paths Still Not Taken
April 1, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On NSA Use Of Loophole In Surveillance Law To Spy On Americans
March 25, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On President's Proposal To End NSA Phone Data Collection Program
March 25, 2014 The Hill - OVERNIGHT TECH: Obama administration, House Intelligence leaders unveil NSA reform plans
March 18, 2014 Urgent Need for New Accountability for the Intelligence Community
Jan. 23, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On PCLOB Report Declaring NSA Telephone Metadata Program Illegal
Jan. 17, 2014 After Attending President Obama's Speech On NSA Surveillance And The FISA Court, Blumenthal Reacts To Proposed Reforms
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Civil Rights
Dec. 18, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On White House Review Group Recommendations On Intelligence, Communications Technologies
Dec. 16, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On D.C. Circuit Court Ruling On NSA Bulk Data Collection
Dec. 5, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On NSA Collection Of Cellphone Location Data
Nov. 8, 2013 Blumenthal, Lembo, LGBT Advocates Call On Speaker Boehner To Bring Employment Non-Discrimination Bill To House Floor
Nov. 7, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013
Sept. 25, 2013 Surveillance Reform Package Ends Bulk Collection of Phone Records; Creates Constitutional Advocate for Secret Court
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Inspector General Charles McCullough III, Director of National Intelligence - Surveillance Authorities
Aug. 21, 2013 Blumenthal Reiterates Call For Special Advocate In Fisa Courts In Light Of Unlawful NSA Collection Of Electronic Communications
Aug. 16, 2013 Blumenthal Statement on NSA Privacy Abuses
Aug. 9, 2013 Blumenthal Applauds President Obama's Support for Special Advocate in FISA Courts
Aug. 8, 2013 Blumenthal Issues Statement Following New Revelations of NSA Email Surveillance
Aug. 8, 2013 Blumenthal Delivers Major Policy Address at Harvard Law School on Legislation to Reform FISA Courts
Aug. 1, 2013 Blumenthal, Wyden, Udall Unveil Major Legislation To Reform FISA Courts
July 24, 2013 Letter to Russian Ambassador Sergey I. Kislyak - Blumenthal Urges Russian Government to Overturn Conviction of Russian Activist Alexei Navalny
July 23, 2013 Blog: What Facial Recognition Technology Means for Privacy and Civil Liberties
June 27, 2013 Letter to James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence - Private Records
June 25, 2013 Blumenthal Statement on Supreme Court's Decision to Invalidate Key Part of Voting Rights Act
May 14, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Reports Of Federal Government's Confiscation Of Telephone Records From Associated Press Bureaus
March 12, 2013 Blumenthal Issues Statement On Google Street View Settlement
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
Feb. 19, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller - Religion and Hate Crimes
Feb. 6, 2013 Senate Colleagues Seek Due Process And Human Rights Guarantees In Immigration Debate
Nov. 14, 2012 Blumenthal, Portman Launch Senate Caucus to End Human Trafficking
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to Raúl Castro, President of the Republic of Cuba - Release Alan Gross
Aug. 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
April 5, 2012 Blumenthal Announces Historic Steps in Fight against Big Tobacco, Calls for More to be Done
March 25, 2012 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General of Department of Justice
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