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Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Sheila Jackson Lee
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 18, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 18
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Elwyn; 2 Children: Erica, Jason
Birth Date: 01/12/1950
Birth Place: Jamaica, NY
Home City: Houston, TX
Religion: Seventh Day Adventist
Date Title
Issue Position: Guardian of the Constitution
Issue Position: Civil Rights
Issue Position: Civil Rights
Issue Position: Constitution
Issue Position: Darfur
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
June 10, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on the 51st Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act
May 30, 2014 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015
May 30, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 47475, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4681, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015; and for Other Purposes
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 22, 2014 USA Freedom Act
May 21, 2014 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R> 4435, Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015; and Providing for Consideration of H.R.. 361, USA Freedom Act
May 19, 2014 60 Years After Brown v. Board of Education
April 29, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Deplores Unfortunate Decision by Supreme Court and Condemns Racist Comments by NBA Owner Sterling an Rancher Cliven Bundy
April 28, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus: Wealth Creation and the Opportunity Gap
April 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations
April 4, 2014 46th Anniversary of Assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
Feb. 27, 2014 Jackson Lee Decalres Concern for Violence against Demonstrators in Venezuela
Feb. 5, 2014 Legislation Protecting the Fourth Amendment
Jan. 17, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Sponsors Historic Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Restore the Voting Rights Act
Dec. 18, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Calls for Major Reforms of National Security Agency
Nov. 12, 2013 Realignment of Southern Judicial District of Mississippi
Nov. 12, 2013 Supporting the Right to Counsel
Sept. 9, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Applauds Actions by President Obama to Reform NSA Surveillance Programs to Strike Proper Balance between Protecting the Security of America and th Privacy and Civil Liberties of Americans
Aug. 28, 2013 Rep. Jackson Lee Marks 50th Anniversary of March on Washington
Aug. 9, 2013 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Applauds Actions by President Obama to Reform NSA Surveillance Programs to Strike Proper Balance between Protecting the Security of America and the Privacy and Civil Liberties of Americans
Aug. 6, 2013 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Marks 48th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act
Aug. 2, 2013 Working Together for Solutions
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 25, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 24, 2013 Issues Facing America
July 22, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus
July 19, 2013 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Welcomes President Obama's Heartfelt Remarks to the Nation Regarding Trayvon Martin Case and Commitment to Impartial Justice
July 18, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Celebrates the 95th Birthday of Nelson Mandela
July 18, 2013 Nelson Mandela International Day
June 28, 2013 Regarding Supreme Court Decision in Shelby County vs. Holder
June 28, 2013 The Week in Review
June 27, 2013 Voting Rights Act
June 27, 2013 Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act
June 23, 2013 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Hopeful that "Anchor" of the Right to Vote Will be Upheld by Supreme Court
June 20, 2013 Juneteenth and SNAP
June 19, 2013 Unfinished Business
June 17, 2013 Juneteenth Independence and the NSA
May 15, 2013 Congressional Blame Games
March 12, 2013 Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act
Feb. 26, 2013 Jackson Lee Supports Protecting Voting Rights for All Americans
Feb. 14, 2013 Reauthorization of Section 5 of Voting Rights Act
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