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Sam Farr's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 20, Democratic
Date Title
June 24, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Gayle Smith, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development- Support LGBT Rights Around the World
June 22, 2016 Farr Joins Sit-In On House Floor To Demand A Vote On Gun Violence
June 20, 2016 Letter to President Barack Obama- Create Special Envoy for Palestinian Youth
June 13, 2016 Farr Statement On Shooting In Orlando
May 9, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary of State - Dominican Republic Elections
May 3, 2016 Letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan - Commemorative WWII Postage Stamp
April 28, 2016 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act
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 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jenny R. Yang, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Eliminate Wage Gap
March 8, 2016 Members of Congress demand justice for murder of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres
March 8, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - Berta Caceres
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel
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. 8, 2015 Letter to Peter Neffenger, Administrator of Transportation Security Administrator - Treatment of Transgendered Individuals by the Transportation Security Administration
Aug. 19, 2015 Newsletter: Fighting for Equality
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
May 13, 2015 Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015 Statement On Opposing USA Freedom Act
Oct. 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - United Nations Convention Against Torture Application Overseas
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
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
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
June 26, 2013 Farr: Supreme Court Turns Clock Back on Equality, Voting Rights
May 17, 2013 Letter to Advisory Board Members, U.S. Department of Justice - Anti-Sikh Hate Crime Status
April 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Prioritize Human Rights in Mexico
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
May 17, 2012 Human Rights in Honduras
May 9, 2012 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
March 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Civil Rights - Don't Ask Don't Tell
Dec. 2, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
Nov. 16, 2011 Letter to Juan Manuel Santos Calderon, President of Colombia
Nov. 9, 2011 Letter to Lamar Smith, John Conyers, Daniel E. Lungren and Robert A. Brady
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
April 15, 2011 National Day of Silence
Feb. 14, 2011 Extending Counterterrorism Authorities
Oct. 22, 2010 Congressman Farr Receives 100% Grade from Human Rights Campaign
May 11, 2006 Letter to President of the United States of America George W. Bush
Dec. 17, 2005 Civil Liberties
Dec. 6, 2005 Torture Victims Relief Reauthorization Act of 2005
July 26, 2005 Farr Marks Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
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