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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 - Apology For Slavery & Segregation
Issue Position: Civil Rights - Honoring Dr. King's Dream
Aug. 28, 2015 Ending Police Shootings of Unarmed Civilians
Aug. 6, 2015 The Memphis Commercial Appeal - Guest Column: The Voting Rights Act -- 50 Years on and Under Siege
July 29, 2015 Huffington Post - Achieving A "More Perfect Union" Requires Acknowledging Our Past Injustices
July 29, 2015 Cohen Commemorates the 7th Anniversary of First-Ever Congressional Apology for Slavery and Jim Crow
July 22, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Death of Darrius Stewart
July 19, 2015 The Memphis Commercial Appeal - Tennessee in D.C.: Cohen Praises Obama's Push for Criminal Justice Reform
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
June 30, 2015 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Conditions in Mexico
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 Cohen Commemorates 47th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassination
April 3, 2015 Enewsletter: Remembering the Life and Work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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 Chicago Sun-Times - Tennessee Democrat Pays Tribute to Minnie Minoso with Story of Boy on Crutches
March 4, 2015 Honoring the Achievements of Minnie Minoso
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!
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
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