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John Larson's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: John B. Larson
Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Leslie; 3 Children: Carolyn, Laura, Raymond
Birth Date: 07/22/1948
Birth Place: Hartford, CT
Home City: East Hartford, CT
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 28, 2014 Congressman Larson Statement on Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou
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
July 19, 2013 Whip Hoyer Introduces Election Assistance Commission Resolution
June 26, 2013 Larson Condemns SCOTUS on Voting Rights Act, Will Redouble Task Force Efforts to Empower Voters
May 16, 2013 Larson Praises Efforts to Protect Voting Rights
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
May 2, 2012 Larson, Segarra and Community Leaders Announce Hartford Social Justice Initiative
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
April 20, 2010 Larson Statement In Support Of Equal Pay Day
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
May 11, 2009 Congressmen Larson, Courtney, Murphy and Common Cause President Dr. Bob Edgar Hold Press Conference on Fair Elections Now Act
April 28, 2009 Congressman Larson Statement On Equal Pay Day
Feb. 13, 2008 Honoring and Praising the NAACP on its 99th Anniversary
Feb. 6, 2008 Recognizing the Significance of Black History Month
Jan. 18, 2008 Honoring the Life and Memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sept. 25, 2006 Darfur peace and Accountability Act of 2006
July 13, 2006 Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006
July 10, 2006 Civil Rights Leader John Lewis Visits Hartford
July 10, 2006 30-Something Working Group
Feb. 8, 2006 Honoring the Life and Accomplishments of Mrs. Coretta Scott King
Nov. 3, 2005 Tribute to Rosa Parks
March 3, 2005 Larson Joins U.S. Rep. John Lewis on Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage this Weekend in Alabama
April 22, 2004 Continuity in Representation Act of 2004
Feb. 26, 2004 Introduction of Election Assistance Commission Board of Advisors Appointments
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