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Ben Cardin's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

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
Issue Position: Civil Rights
June 26, 2014 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer and Civil Rights Act of 1964
June 25, 2014 Sen. Cardin, Rep. Conyers, CPC, CBC, CHC and CAPAC Leaders, Launch #MoreThanAProfile
June 18, 2014 Cardin Statement on Juneteenth, A Celebration of Freedom for African Americans
May 20, 2014 Cardin Responds to Expanded Magnitsky List
May 9, 2014 Stand Up for Equality for All Mothers and All Women
May 7, 2014 Cardin Welcomes Members of Pussy Riot to U.S. Capitol to Spotlight Deteriorating Human Rights in Russia
May 2, 2014 U.S. Helsinki Commission cites deterioration of media freedom across the OSCE region
April 10, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 9, 2014 Senate Passes Rubio, Cardin, Menendez, Corker Resolution Urging Greater Freedom Of Press In China
March 13, 2014 Cardin Welcomes Strong U.S. Action To Support Ukraine And Hold Accountable Those Who Have Victimized Its People
Feb. 25, 2014 Freedom of the Press in China
Feb. 25, 2014 Cardin, Rubio, Menendez and Corker Urge Greater Freedom of the Press in China
Jan. 17, 2014 Senators Seek Additions to Magnitsky List of Russian Human Rights Abusers
Jan. 16, 2014 Cardin, McCain Introduce Global Human Rights Accountability Act
Jan. 13, 2014 Executive Session -- Continued
Jan. 9, 2014 South Sudan
Dec. 11, 2013 Human Rights in Hungary
Dec. 10, 2013 International Human Rights Day
Sept. 11, 2013 Cardin Welcomes Judge Robert Wilkins To The U.S. Senate At His Confirmation Hearing For A Seat On The D.C. Court Of Appeals
Aug. 27, 2013 NPCA - A Legacy Marches On: Making History in the National Parks
July 30, 2013 Cardin Says Momentum is Building For Legislation to End Racial Profiling By Law Enforcement
July 25, 2013 Tribute to Kevin Covert
July 18, 2013 Cardin, McCain Respond To Navalny Verdict
July 15, 2013 Cardin Statement on Zimmerman Acquittal
June 25, 2013 Cardin Responds To Supreme Court Decision Harming Voting Rights
May 23, 2013 Cardin Bill Would End The Use Of Racial Profiling By Law Enforcement
May 9, 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
Feb. 7, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Jan. 28, 2013 Cardin Applauds Bipartisan Framework For Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Jan. 23, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Dec. 5, 2012 Immediate and Unconditional Release of United States Citizen Alan Phillip Gross
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to Raúl Castro, President of the Republic of Cuba - Release Alan Gross
Sept. 20, 2012 ardin Introduces Resolution Calling for September 2012 to Be National Month of Voter Registration
Aug. 1, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 30, 2012 Justice for the Bytyqi Family
June 27, 2012 Cardin Says U.S. Should Support Persons with Disabilities Worldwide
June 26, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Preventing the Use of Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Tactics in Federal Elections
June 7, 2012 Cardin Praises House Action on Magnitsky Act
May 13, 2012 The Daily Beast - After Trayvon Martin: Is It Time to End Racial Profiling?
May 8, 2012 We Need to Remove the Deadline for Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment
April 17, 2012 Cardin Testifies on the Need to End Racial Profiling in America
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
April 17, 2012 21st Century Postal Service Act Motion to Proceed -- Continued
March 29, 2012 We Must Put an End to Racial Profiling in America
March 27, 2012 Racial Profiling
March 26, 2012 Cardin Holds Press Conference to Call for End to Racial Profiling
March 19, 2012 Statement by United States Senator Ben Cardin on the Murders at a Jewish School in Toulouse, France
March 16, 2012 Letter to Max Baucus, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Finance
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