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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 9, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Civil Rights - Honoring Dr. King's Dream
Issue Position: Civil Rights - Apology For Slavery & Segregation
June 25, 2015 Constitution & Civil Justice Subcommittee Ranking Member Cohen Cosponsors Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015
June 3, 2015 Letter to James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Explain Surveillance Program
May 19, 2015 Congressman Cohen Urges Police Accountability and Reform at House Judiciary Committee Hearing
May 14, 2015 Clay-Cohen Police Training and Independent Review Act Would Require All Officers to Receive Specialized Sensitivity Training, Bill Also Encourages Independent Investigations in All Cases Where Police Use Deadly Force
May 1, 2015 Enewsletter: Addressing the Root Causes of the Baltimore Unrest
May 1, 2015 Congressman Cohen Statement Regarding the Passing of Baseball Legend Minnie Minoso
April 24, 2015 Enewsletter: Helping Memphians Who Are Living in Substandard Public Housing Facilities
April 22, 2015 Cohen: Congress Must Act to End Racial Profiling
April 17, 2015 Enewsletter: Leading the Effort to Secure Half a Billion Dollars for Tennessee Hospitals
April 14, 2015 Cohen: New Report Shows Congress Needs to Focus More on African-American Communities
April 10, 2015 Enewsletter: Latest Building a Healthier Memphis: Vaccinations
April 3, 2015 Enewsletter: Remembering the Life and Work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
April 3, 2015 Cohen Commemorates 47th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassination
March 20, 2015 Enewsletter: Empowering Voters and Fighting for Voting Rights
March 19, 2015 Reps. Cohen, Lewis, Hoyer, Clyburn, Conyers, Brady & 170 House Dems Introduce Voter Empowerment Act
March 19, 2015 Honoring the Life, Achievements and Contributions of Minnie Minoso to American Baseball
March 4, 2015 Honoring the Achievements of Minnie Minoso
March 4, 2015 Chicago Sun-Times - Tennessee Democrat Pays Tribute to Minnie Minoso with Story of Boy on Crutches
March 3, 2015 Letter to King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques - Human Rights Advocacy
March 2, 2015 Commercial Appeal - For Steve Cohen, the Late Minnie Minoso Was a 'Hero'
Feb. 13, 2015 Enewsletter: Just 2 Days Left to Enroll at HealthCare.gov!
Feb. 11, 2015 Awarding Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers Who Participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or the Final Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March in March of 1965
Feb. 11, 2015 Cohen: Selma Foot Soldiers Deserve a Congressional Gold Medal
Feb. 2, 2015 Cohen Statement Commemorating Black History Month
Jan. 30, 2015 Enewsletter: Getting Memphians Bigger Tax Returns
Jan. 28, 2015 Congressman Cohen: Vacating "Friendship Nine" Sentences Is Justice Long Delayed
Jan. 27, 2015 Cohen Leads Bipartisan Supreme Court Amicus Brief Defending Voters' and States' Rights
Jan. 23, 2015 Enewsletter: Supporting President Obama's Agenda
Jan. 22, 2015 Cohen's SIMPLE Voting Act Would Guarantee Early Voting Availability in Every State, Reduce Wait Times
Jan. 16, 2015 Cohen Statement in Recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan. 16, 2015 Enewsletter: Hearing Directly from 9th District Citizens and Tracking Police Deadly Force
Jan. 9, 2015 Enewsletter: Please Join Me at My 2015 District Issues Meeting
Dec. 12, 2014 Enewsletter: Supporting President Obama and Attorney General Holder in Tennessee
Nov. 14, 2014 Newsletter: Honoring our Veterans and Building a Healthier Memphis
Nov. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Funding to Protect LGBT Human Rights Globally
Nov. 12, 2014 Congressman Cohen: Supreme Court Should End "Packing" Efforts That Rob African-Americans of Voting Power
Oct. 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - United Nations Convention Against Torture Application Overseas
Oct. 10, 2014 Cohen Awarded With Perfect Voting Record on Civil and Human Rights Legislation in 113th Congress
Aug. 15, 2014 Newsletter: Fighting for our Veterans and Stopping Excessive Use of Police Force
July 2, 2014 Congressman Cohen Marks 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 23, 2014 Cohen Welcomes New U.S. Pardon Attorney, Hopes Appointment Signals Shift in Administration's Use of Clemency Powers
May 6, 2014 Cohen, Cardin, Blumenthal, Murphy, Flake Welcome Members of Pussy Riot to the Capitol
April 21, 2014 Cohen Applauds Obama Administration's Newly-Expanded Criteria for Executive Clemency
April 9, 2014 At Helsinki Commission, Congressman Cohen Urges Peaceful De-escalation in Ukraine
April 8, 2014 National Civil Rights Museum
April 4, 2014 Honoring the Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's Assassination
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
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