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John Lewis' Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Full Name: John R. Lewis
Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lillian; 1 Child: John
Birth Date: 02/21/1940
Birth Place: Troy, AL
Home City: Atlanta, GA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes
March 1, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Applauds Passage Of Violence Against Women Act
May 17, 2012 Ill-Conceived Violence Against Women Act Passes the House
April 4, 2012 Letter to Chairman Wolf and Ranking Member Fattah
Sept. 7, 2011 Letter to Chairman James E. Donal Georgia State Board of Pardons & Paroles
Jan. 12, 2011 It's Time to Dial Down the Political Rhetoric
Jan. 12, 2011 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Arizona Shooting
Jan. 8, 2011 Rep. John Lewis on Shootings in Arizona
Nov. 18, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Barack Obama, President, The United States of America
Sept. 22, 2010 Strengthening Medicare Anti-fraud Measures Act Of 2010
Nov. 3, 2009 Reps. Hank Johnson And John Lewis Offer Bill To Protect Innocents From Execution
April 30, 2009 Rep. John Lewis Statement On Hate Crimes Bill
March 19, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Oversight of the House Ways and Means Committee - The Troubled Asset Relief Program: Oversight of Federal Borrowing and the Use of Federal Monies
Feb. 3, 2009 National Teen Dating Violence Awareness And Prevention Week
Nov. 30, 2008 We Must Not Tolerate Hate Crimes
Sept. 27, 2008 Inmate Tax Fraud Prevention Act of 2008
Sept. 23, 2008 Rep. John Lewis Seeks to Stay Execution of Troy Anthony Davis
April 3, 2008 Rep. John Lewis Speaks on Anniversary of King Assassination at Moore's Ford Annual Commemoration
Sept. 10, 2007 Recognizing September 11 as a Day of Remembrance
Sept. 5, 2007 Rep. John Lewis Testimony Before Senate On Civil Rights Division of DOJ
Aug. 27, 2007 Rep. John Lewis on the Resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales
June 22, 2007 Atlanta Journal Constitution - Open Door to Horrid Truths
June 22, 2007 Atlantic Journal-Constitution - Senator Chris Dodd and Congressman John Lewis: Open Door to Horrid Truths
June 21, 2007 House Passes Civil Rights Legislation Co-Sponsored By Hulshof
June 20, 2007 Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007
May 3, 2007 Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act Of 2007
May 2, 2007 Rep. John Lewis On Kathryn Johnston Murder
April 16, 2007 Rep. John Lewis On Virginia Tech Massacre
Sept. 7, 2006 Acquittal of Midshipman 1st Class Lamar Owens
April 16, 2006 Rep. Lewis Leads House Effort to Create DOJ Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Units
June 21, 2005 Rep. John Lewis Comments on the Decision of the Jury in The Killen Mississippi Murder Trial
June 21, 2005 Rep. John Lewis Comments on the Decision of the Jury in the Killen Mississippi Murder Trial
June 20, 2004 Waiting for Justice Documentary on a Murder
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Peace and Nonviolence
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Crime and Public Safety
Issue Position: Crime
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