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Alcee Hastings, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Alcee L. Hastings, Sr.
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 20, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 20
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 3 Children: Chelsea, Alcee, Leigh
Birth Date: 09/05/1936
Birth Place: Altamonte Springs, FL
Home City: Miramar, FL
Religion: African Methodist Episcopal
Date Title
Hastings Celebrates the 144th Anniversary of Juneteenth
Issue Position: Election Reform
Issue Position: Judiciary Issues - Racial Profiling
July 2, 2014 Hastings Marks 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act
June 25, 2014 Hastings on Anniversary of Devastating Shelby County v. Holder Decision
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
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
Feb. 25, 2014 Addressing Afrophobia in Europe
Feb. 20, 2014 Hastings' Statement on Afrophobia in Europe
Nov. 20, 2013 In Observance of the 15th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance
Nov. 19, 2013 Introducing a Resolution In Recognition of People of African Descent and Black European Leaders
Nov. 13, 2013 Providing For Consideration of H.R. 2655, Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2013, And Providing for Consideration of H.R. 982, Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013
Oct. 29, 2013 Witnesses Tell Federal Government to STOP Trampling on Private Property Rights
Sept. 27, 2013 Hastings Statement on Pigford II Settlement
Aug. 28, 2013 Hastings Commemorates 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Aug. 6, 2013 Hastings on 48th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
July 26, 2013 Hastings Statement on the 65th Anniversary of the End of Segregation in the United States Armed Forces
June 25, 2013 Hastings Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Strike Down Key Voting Rights Provisions
May 4, 2013 Blog: Hastings on the 52nd Anniversary of the Freedom Riders
Feb. 27, 2013 Hastings on Supreme Court Challenge to Voting Rights Act
Oct. 7, 2012 South Florida Sun Sentinel - Integrity of State Voting Rolls a Must
Oct. 1, 2012 Hastings Celebrates 18th Annual LGBT History Month
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
June 1, 2012 Hastings Applauds Actions by DOJ, Elections Supervisors on Voter Purge
March 21, 2012 Hastings on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
March 7, 2012 Hastings on Voting Law Changes: Your Rights Are Under Attack
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
Sept. 21, 2011 Blog: Hastings Joins Reps. Nadler, Conyers, Towns, Israel, and Polis in Introducing the HOME Act
Sept. 15, 2011 Blog: Hastings Recognizes National Hispanic Heritage Month in Relief
Aug. 25, 2011 The Hill - The Struggle Continues for King's Dream
Aug. 5, 2011 Hastings Blasts Florida Election Law Overhaul
Aug. 5, 2011 Hastings Recognizes Black Europeans During the International Year for People of African Descent
July 13, 2011 Condemning Recent Voter Suppression Legislation
June 3, 2011 Hastings Recognizes LGBT Pride Month
May 4, 2011 Blog: Hastings Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Rides
Feb. 3, 2011 Blog: Hastings Commemorates Ratification of the 15th Amendment
Feb. 1, 2011 Blog: Hastings Commemorates National Freedom Day
June 9, 2010 OSCE Representative Cites Threats to Free Media
Feb. 26, 2010 Hastings' Amendment Addressing Diversity In The Intelligence Community Passes
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren - End Discrimination for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Binational Families
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Foreign Discrimination Against LGBT Community
Jan. 15, 2010 Hastings Commemorates 24th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan. 13, 2010 Condemning The Government Of Uganda's Anti-homosexuality Bill
Dec. 11, 2009 Iranian Protestors, The World Is Watching
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