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

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 18, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 18
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May 25, 2016 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Protect Americans' Property Rights
May 19, 2016 Sensenbrenner, Goodlatte, Conyers, Jackson Lee, Walberg, Roskam Unveil Bill to Protect Americans' Property Rights
May 17, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Human Rights Concern in Vietnam
May 9, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary of State - Dominican Republic Elections
April 21, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Candice Miller, Chairman, Committee on House Administration, The Honorable Bob Goodlatte, Chairman, Judiciary on Committee - Calling for Hearings on Democracy Reform
April 20, 2016 Letter to President Obama - Make Federal Government "Model Employer" With Fair Chance Hiring Policies
April 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General - Impact of New Restrictive Voter I.D. Laws
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - LGBT Immigrants
March 8, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - Berta Caceres
Dec. 10, 2015 Expressing Support for H.R. 1217 ``Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act of 2015''
Dec. 8, 2015 Our Constitutional Rights
Nov. 30, 2015 Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Act
Nov. 30, 2015 Congressional Black Caucus
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, Presidnet of the United States - Award Simeon Booker the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel
Nov. 3, 2015 In Tribute to Barbara R. Arnwine
Oct. 27, 2015 Good Things and Bad Things
Oct. 21, 2015 Supporting the People of Ukraine to Freely Elect Their Government
Oct. 9, 2015 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State - Call for Continued U.S. Support Ahead of Haiti Elections
Oct. 2, 2015 Celebrating 55 Years of Nigeria's Independence
Sept. 17, 2015 Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2015
Sept. 8, 2015 In Remembrance of Julian Bond, Civil Rights Champion, Georgia Legislator, and Eloquent Voice for Justice, Equality, and Human Dignity
Sept. 8, 2015 Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
July 29, 2015 Stories in the News
July 23, 2015 Voting Rights Act
July 22, 2015 Calling for Debate and Vote on Legislation to Repair Damage to Voting Rights Act
July 20, 2015 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Calls Upon Speaker to Bring Voting Rights Act Legislation to House Floor this Month
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
July 6, 2015 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Reacts to Two Bombs Blamed on the Extremist Group Boko Haram that Exploded this Weekend at a Crowded Mosque and an Elite Muslim Restaurant in Nigeria's Central City of Jos, Killing 44 People
June 23, 2015 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Talking Points on Vietnam Advocacy Day
June 19, 2015 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on the 150th Juneteenth Celebration
June 15, 2015 Congressional Black Caucus: The Missing Black Male
June 3, 2015 Letter to James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Explain Surveillance Program
June 2, 2015 In Support of "LGBT Pride Month and Houston Pride Week"
May 11, 2015 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Commends Swift and Decisive Action by Baltimore State's Attorney in Bringing Criminal Charges Against Officers Responsible for Death of Freddie Gray
May 7, 2015 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript:
April 22, 2015 Reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and Criminal Justice Reform
March 16, 2015 The Battle Wages On: Securing Equal Voting Rights in the United States
March 10, 2015 Conyers and Jackson Lee Applaud ACLU Lawsuit Challenging the NSA's "Upstream Collection" Programs
March 9, 2015 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Marks the 50th Anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday,' Saluting the Courage and Commitment of the 'Foot Soldiers of Selma''
Feb. 2, 2015 Congressional Black Caucus
Jan. 7, 2015 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Applauds Sony Announcement That It Has Reversed Its Decision and Now Will Allow "The Interview" to be Shown in Theaters Around the Country
Dec. 9, 2014 The Use of Violence is Abhorrent
Oct. 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - United Nations Convention Against Torture Application Overseas
Aug. 6, 2014 Congresswoman Jacksone Lee Marks 49th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act
July 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Vietnam Must End Human Rights Abuses Before Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership
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 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 30, 2014 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015
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