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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Minority Leader (Minority Whip)
Date Title
July 22, 2016 Letter to Various Koch-Connected Groups - Senators Hit Back in Letter to Denial Front Groups
June 29, 2016 Third Anniversary of Shelby County V. Holder
June 22, 2016 Durbin, Senate Steering Committee Meet with Civil Rights Leaders to Discuss Voting Rights
June 9, 2016 Letter to President Barack Obama - Halt Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children
June 8, 2016 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2017
May 17, 2016 62nd Anniversary of Brown V. Board of Education
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John King, Secretary of the US Department of Education - Urge to Clarify Legal Protections for LGBT Students
Jan. 19, 2016 The Continuing Challenge of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jan. 11, 2016 75th Anniversary of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's ``Four Freedoms'' Speech
Dec. 17, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Concerning Voter Registration Opportunities
Dec. 14, 2015 Durbin: Anti-Muslim Bigotry Has No Place in America
Dec. 8, 2015 Student Success Act - Conference Report
Nov. 17, 2015 Terrorist Attacks Against France
Nov. 11, 2015 Letter to His Excellency, Nicolas Maduro, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela - Calling for Transparent and Democratic Legislative Elections in Venezuela
Nov. 9, 2015 Condemning Palestinian Terror Attacks Against Israel
Nov. 9, 2015 World War II Heroes and Holocaust Survivors
Oct. 8, 2015 Political Prisoners
Oct. 8, 2015 Political Prisoners
Sept. 28, 2015 Corker, Durbin, Cardin, Rubio Applaud Committee Passage of USCIRF Reauthorization Bill
Sept. 15, 2015 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015
July 29, 2015 Schakowsky, Durbin Introduce Legislation to Increase Competition and Lower Costs in Medicare Part D
July 27, 2015 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015
March 9, 2015 Fiftieth Anniversary Of Bloody Sunday
March 4, 2015 150th Anniversary Of The Second Inaugural Address Of President Lincoln
Jan. 29, 2015 Durbin, Cardin, Mccain Reintroduce Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act
Jan. 28, 2015 50 Years After Landmark Legislation, Durbin Calls Attention To Voting Rights During Nomination Hearing For New Attorney General
Dec. 9, 2014 Hearing of the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee - The State of Civil and Human Rights in the United States
Oct. 31, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging a Rejection of Bush-Era Interpretation of International Treaty Against Torture
Oct. 8, 2014 Voter ID Laws Put Price on Voting and Hurt Turnout, GAO Finds
June 19, 2014 Durbin Statement on Juneteenth Independence Day
Jan. 8, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion to Proceed
Dec. 18, 2013 Durbin to Chair Hearing on Ongoing Syrian Refugee Crisis
Dec. 9, 2013 Remembering President Nelson Mandela
Aug. 4, 2013 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Al Qaeda and NSA Surveillance
July 28, 2013 ABC "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" - Transcript: Edward Snowden and the NSA
July 24, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Vietnam Human Rights
June 27, 2013 Voting Rights Act
June 25, 2013 Durbin Statement on the Supreme Court's Decision on the Voting Rights Act
June 24, 2013 Durbin Statement on the Supreme Court's Decision in Fisher v. University of Texas
June 23, 2013 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript - National Security and Privacy Rights
June 18, 2013 Durbin Meets with Director of National Intelligence Clapper
June 12, 2013 Durbin Raises Concerns Over Collection of Americans' Personal Information by Government Agencies
June 12, 2013 St. Louis Beacon - Blunt Concerned about NSA's Data Collection, Especially 'Future Uses'
June 6, 2013 Durbin Statement on NSA Phone Tracking and the Patriot Act
May 23, 2013 Cardin Bill Would End The Use Of Racial Profiling By Law Enforcement
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
March 6, 2013 Unanimous Consent Request - Executive Calendar
Feb. 28, 2013 Shelby County v. Holder
Feb. 4, 2013 Durbin Statement on Federal Bureau of Prisons Assesment of Its Solitary Confinement Practices
Dec. 19, 2012 Senators Move Forward with D.C. Statehood Bill
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