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Bobby Rush's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 1, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
Date Title
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - Pushing for Investigation of Murder of Honduran Human Rights Defender Berta Cáceres
April 20, 2016 Letter to President Obama - Make Federal Government "Model Employer" With Fair Chance Hiring Policies
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Education
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Public Safety
Nov. 23, 2015 Northern Public Radio- Bobby Rush Running For Re-Election
Nov. 3, 2015 Rush Reintroduces Gun Legislation after Learning of 9-year-old's Shooting Death
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - End Gun Violence Research Ban
Oct. 21, 2015 Inmate Calling Services
Oct. 21, 2015 Letter to Tom Wheeler, FCC Chairman - Inmate Calling Services
Oct. 21, 2015 Rush Submits Extension of Remarks about Exorbitant Prison Phone Rates
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation
Sept. 17, 2015 Sanders, House Leaders Introduce Bill to Ban Private Prisons
Aug. 3, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State and Bernard Aronson, Special Envoy on Colombia - Colombia Peace Negotiations
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
May 21, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fair Chance Hiring Policy
May 1, 2015 The Courageous Lady from Baltimore
April 28, 2015 There is No Power Like the Power of a Mother
Jan. 26, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Full Funding of National Violent Death Reporting System
Sept. 15, 2014 Letter to Frank Blake, CEO of The Home Depot, Inc. - Home Depot Data Breach
July 16, 2014 Violence in Chicago
July 16, 2014 Violence in Chicago
June 3, 2014 Congressman Rush Convenes Summit of Chicago's Leadership to Stem Violence in the City's Most Violent Beat
April 8, 2014 Remembering the Rwandan Genocide
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. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Community News
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Public Safety
July 21, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: Trayvon Martin Verdict
July 18, 2013 Fox News "Hannity" - Transcript: Trayvon Martin Verdict
June 21, 2013 Letter to Honorable Eric Fanning, Acting Secretary of the Air Force - Military Sexual Assault
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 19, 2013 Rush Introduces the Hadiya Pendleton and Nysasia Pryear-Yard Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2013
Feb. 12, 2013 Congressman Bobby L. Rush Calls Upon House GOP Leadership to Quickly Bring Up and Pass the Bipartisan Senate-Passed Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reauthorization
Feb. 7, 2013 The Culture of Violence in America: An Open Letter from Congressman Rush
Jan. 11, 2013 Letter to Vice President Biden: Gun Control and Gun Violence Task Force
Sept. 12, 2012 Letter to Chairman Genachowski
March 28, 2012 The Death of Trayvon Martin is an American Tragedy
March 28, 2012 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Transcript
Nov. 17, 2011 Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse
Sept. 7, 2011 Letter to Chairman James E. Donal Georgia State Board of Pardons & Paroles
July 8, 2011 Rush Introduces Families Beyond Bars Act, H.R. 2464, a Bill that Offers Intervention Resources for Children of an Incarcerated Parent
May 25, 2011 Rush Responds to May Emanuel on Public Safety
Jan. 21, 2011 Congressman Rush Calls for "Emergency Summit on Missing & Endangered Children and Teens"
Jan. 12, 2011 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Arizona Shooting
Jan. 10, 2011 Cong. Rush to Decry Proposed City Policing Plans as Nothing More Than "Rose Garden Strategies with a Bunch of Thorns..." at 3 pm News Conference, Tuesday
Jan. 8, 2011 Rush Statement in Response to Unprovoked Attack on U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and Other Innocent Bystanders in Arizona
Oct. 20, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State - Human Rights in Honduras
May 17, 2010 Congressman Bobby Rush, Atty. Jim Montgomery, the Mother of CVS Strangulation Victim Anthony Kyser, Area Pastors and Others to Hold Tuesday Morning News Conference to Ask for Criminal Charges Against Persons Responsible for the Man's Homicide
May 11, 2010 Congressman Bobby Rush Demands Criminal Charges in Strangulation Death of Anthony Kyser by CVS Employee
Oct. 28, 2009 Rush Reacts To 150 Year Sentence For Starkeisha Reed Killer
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