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Lois Capps' Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Lois Capps
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 24, Democratic
First Elected: 03/10/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 24
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Widowed; 3 Children: Laura, Todd, Lisa (deceased)
Birth Date: 01/10/1938
Birth Place: Ladysmith, WI
Home City: Santa Barbara, CA
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
April 13, 2012 Capps Statement on Executive Order Prohibiting Workplace Discrimination by Federal Contractors
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Sept. 20, 2011 Capps Applauds Repeal of ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell''
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren - End Discrimination for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Binational Families
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Foreign Discrimination Against LGBT Community
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
May 26, 2009 Capps Statement On California Supreme Court Ruling On Proposition 8
April 1, 2009 Capps Applauds Passage Of Much Needed Law To Protect Freedom Of The Press
Feb. 26, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Eric Holder
May 15, 2008 Capps Praises California Supreme Court Decision Allowing Gay Marriage
April 9, 2008 Calling on the Government of China to End Its Crackdown in Tibet
Jan. 21, 2008 Congresswoman Capps' Speech Honoring Martin Luther King Day in Oxnard
June 22, 2007 Capps Welcomes Legislation to Address Gender Pay Discrimination
Jan. 12, 2007 Moving Forward In The First 100 Hours Of The 110th Congress
July 18, 2006 Capps Notes Defeat Of Discriminatory Federal Marriage Amendment
May 11, 2006 Letter to President of the United States of America George W. Bush
Feb. 1, 2006 Honoring the Life and Accomplishments of Mrs. Coretta Scott King
Sept. 30, 2004 Marriage Protection Amendment
June 2, 2004 Honoring Tuskegee Airmen and Their Contribution in Creating an Integrated United States Air Force
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: LGBT
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