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John Lewis' Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 5, Democratic
Date Title
Rep. John Lewis on Prudential Financial's $1 Million Gift to King Memorial
Issue Position: Voting Rights
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
July 17, 2015 Rep. John Lewis on the Immediate Need to Restore the Voting Rights Act
June 30, 2015 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Conditions in Mexico
June 25, 2015 Reps. Hastings, Engel, Lewis, Frankel, Wilson, Wasserman Schultz, Deutch, Lowey, Lowenthal, Zeldin and Love Host Black and Jewish Members of Congress Breakfast
June 24, 2015 Leahy, Durbin, Coons & House Tri-Caucus Leaders Introduce Legislation To Restore and Advance The Voting Rights Act
June 24, 2015 Roskam Honors Civil Rights Champion John Lewis With "Dreams of Freedom" Painting by Wife, Elizabeth
June 24, 2015 Rep. John Lewis On The Voting Rights Advancement Act
April 4, 2015 Rep. John Lewis Honors Martin Luther King Jr. On the Anniversary of his Death
March 19, 2015 Lewis, Hoyer, Clyburn, Conyers and Brady Reintroduce Voter Empowerment Act
Dec. 1, 2014 Rep. John Lewis Commemorates 59 Years since Montgomery Bus Boycott
Nov. 17, 2014 March Toward a More Perfect Union
Oct. 9, 2014 Rep. John Lewis -- Perfect Record on Civil and Human Rights
Sept. 12, 2014 Rep. John Lewis Denounces Potential Voter Suppression Efforts in Georgia
Aug. 14, 2014 Rep. John Lewis on Shooting of Michael Brown and Events in Ferguson, Missouri
June 26, 2014 CNN "Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees" - Transcript: Affordable Care Act
June 20, 2014 Rep. John Lewis 50th Anniversary of Mississippi Freedom Summer and the Lives of Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
June 9, 2014 Authorizing Use of Rotunda for Ceremony Commemorating 50th Anniversary of Enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 19, 2014 Rep. John Lewis Does Not Support the Confirmation of Judge Michael Boggs
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 6, 2014 Rep. John Lewis Leads Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Mississippi and Selma
Feb. 25, 2014 The Washington Post - Why We Still Need the Voting Rights Act
Sept. 8, 2013 Rep. John Lewis: No Praise for Snowden
Aug. 25, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript:
Aug. 25, 2013 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Civil Rights
Aug. 25, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - "March"
Aug. 25, 2013 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: 50 Years After the March on Washington
Aug. 6, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Commemorates Signing of the Voting Rights Act
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 19, 2013 Whip Hoyer Introduces Election Assistance Commission Resolution
June 27, 2013 Save the Voting Rights Act of 1965
June 25, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript - Supreme Court Decisions
June 25, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Calls Court Decision "a Dagger" in the Heart of Voting Access
May 15, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Criticizes Sweeping AP Probe
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
March 7, 2013 Congressional Leaders Announce New House Website Dedicated To Civil Rights History
Feb. 27, 2013 Rep. John Lewis on Unveiling of Rosa Parks Statue in the Capitol
Feb. 27, 2013 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Voting Rights
Dec. 18, 2012 Rep. John Lewis on Passing of Jesse Hill Jr.
Sept. 21, 2012 Senator Gillibrand Teams Up With Civil Rights Leader Rep. John Lewis to Introduce Voter Empowerment Act in Senate
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 27, 2012 Rep. John Lewis on the Groundbreaking of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights
May 30, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
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