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Sanford Bishop, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Vivian; 1 Stepchild: Aayesha
Birth Date: 02/04/1947
Birth Place: Mobile, AL
Home City: Albany, GA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
Jan. 24, 2014 Congressman Bishop Fights for Civil and Human Rights
Oct. 22, 2013 Congressman Bishop Statement on Election of Lorraine Miller as Interim President, CEO of NAACP
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
June 12, 2013 Congressman Bishop Statement Regarding NSA Data Gathering
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
Feb. 27, 2013 Bishop Co-Sponsors Bill to Strengthen Voting Rights
Feb. 1, 2013 Bishop Statement on Black History Month
Jan. 20, 2013 Bishop Statement on Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
Dec. 1, 2011 Terminating Presidential Election Campaign Fund and Election Assistance Commission
Nov. 9, 2011 Letter to Lamar Smith, John Conyers, Daniel E. Lungren and Robert A. Brady
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Jan. 17, 2011 Fox 31 News - Civil Rights Activist recalls Dr. King's help in Civil Rights Movement
Jan. 17, 2011 WRBL News - Congressman Bishop Looks Back at Meeting Dr. King
April 1, 2008 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Commemorative Coin Act
April 1, 2008 Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Sept. 26, 2007 Letter to Chairwoman Feinstein and Majority Leader Reid
July 28, 2006 Praise of Voting Rights Act Passage
July 13, 2006 Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reathorization and Amendments Act of 2006
July 12, 2006 Voting Rights Act Reauthorization
Feb. 1, 2006 Honoring the Life and Accomplishments of Mrs. Coretta Scott King
Jan. 31, 2006 Congressman Bishop on the Passing of Coretta Scott King
Sept. 30, 2004 Marriage Protection Amendment
Issue Position: Family Values
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