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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
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 Supporting the Right to Counsel
Nov. 12, 2013 Realignment of Southern Judicial District of Mississippi
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 Nelson Mandela International Day
July 18, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Celebrates the 95th Birthday of Nelson Mandela
June 28, 2013 Regarding Supreme Court Decision in Shelby County vs. Holder
June 28, 2013 The Week in Review
June 27, 2013 Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act
June 27, 2013 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
Feb. 7, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Fourth Amendment Rights
Jan. 22, 2013 Freedom is a Gift of God
Sept. 12, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 30, 2012 Congressional Forum: "The Right to Vote: Foundation of America"
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
June 18, 2012 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Reflects on the Life of Rodney King
June 7, 2012 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement Regarding the Recent Verdict of Former HPD Officer Andrew Blomberg
May 24, 2012 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Addresses Texas Voter ID Laws and Voter Supression
May 24, 2012 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Addresses Voter Supression
May 24, 2012 KUHF FM News - Texas Lawmakers Warns Against Defunct Voter ID Law
May 18, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 8, 2012 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
May 7, 2012 The Congressional Black Caucus: Voter Protection
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
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