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Ben Cardin's Public Statements

Full Name: Benjamin 'Ben' L. Cardin
Office: U.S. Senate (MD) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Myrna; 1 Child: Deborah
Birth Date: 10/05/1943
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
Home City: Baltimore, MD
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
July 31, 2014 Cardin Effort to Protect Cemeteries from Desecration Heads to President Obama to Be Signed into Law
July 30, 2014 International Religious Freedom Act
July 16, 2014 Cardin Leads Effort In Senate To Protect Cemeteries From Desecration
May 22, 2014 Letter to Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary - Concern Over Nazi Occupation Monument in Hungary
April 28, 2014 Cardin Statement in Honor of Yom HaShoah
April 14, 2014 Cardin Statement on Tragic Shooting in Kansas
March 25, 2014 Cardin Statement on SCOTUS Oral Arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby
Jan. 28, 2014 Cardin Joins Amicus Brief to Defend the Rights of Women in SCOTUS Case
May 17, 2013 Cardin Holds Faith-Based Summit For Baltimore-Area Religious Leaders
May 15, 2013 Cardin, Portman Team Up To Clarify Pension Rules For Clergy And Other Workers At Religious Institutions
May 14, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 19, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller - Religion and Hate Crimes
Aug. 31, 2012 Letter to His Excellency Asif Al Zardari
July 12, 2012 Hungary
March 30, 2012 Letter to Chairman Inouye, Vice Chairman Cochran, Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Graham of the Senate Appropriations Committee
Aug. 19, 2011 Cardin Meets with Eastern Shore Faith-Based Community and Participates in a Social Security/Medicare Forum
Aug. 18, 2011 Letter to Senate Appropriations Committee
March 30, 2011 Protecting the Civil Rights of American Muslims
March 16, 2011 Cardin Speaks out Against Congressional Hearing on Radicalization of American Muslims
Jan. 25, 2011 Northern Cyprus
Nov. 18, 2010 Theological School of Halki
Nov. 19, 2009 Senate Resolution 356--Calling Upon The Government Of Turkey To Facilitate The Reopening Of The Ecumenical Patriarchate's Theological School Of Halki Without Condition Or Further Delay
Oct. 23, 2009 Letter to His Excellency Le Cong Phung, Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, to the United States
June 16, 2009 Condemning All Forms of Anti-Semitism
June 15, 2009 Cardin Leads Senate in Condemning Hate-based Shooting at U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
June 11, 2009 The Holocaust Memorial Museum Resolution
March 19, 2009 Senate Concurrent Resolution 11--Condemning All Forms of Anti-Semitism and Reaffirming the Support of Congress for the Mandate of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, and for Other Purposes
May 9, 2007 Letter to UN Ambassadors
Aug. 23, 2006 Cardin Hails Naval Academy Decision to Remove Racial & Religious Questions from Sponsor Application Forms
March 14, 2006 Expressing the Sense of Congress that the Russian Federation Should Fully Protect the Freedoms of All Religious Communities Without Distinction
July 19, 2005 Foreign Relations Authorizing Act, Fiscal Years 2006 and 2007
June 8, 2005 Statement By U.S. Rep. Benjamin L. Cardin On Anti-Semitism At The United Nations, H.Res. 282
June 7, 2005 Expressing Sense Of House Regarding Manifestations Of Anti-Semitism By United Nations Member States
April 6, 2005 Honoring the Life and Achievements of his Holiness Pope John Paul II and Expressing Profound Sorrow on his Death
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Foreign Relations
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