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

Office: U.S. Senate (MD) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
March 7, 2017 Letter to John Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeff Sessions, Attorney General of the United States, James Comey, FBI Director - Address Threats to Jewish Institutions Across the Country
Feb. 28, 2017 Senate Passes Venezuela Resolution as Crisis Deepens
Feb. 28, 2017 Senators Call on Egyptian Government to Swiftly Release Unjustly Imprisoned Egyptian-American Aya Hijazi
Feb. 23, 2017 Letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly - Reaffirm the Strategic Importance of the U.S.-Mexico Partnership
Feb. 21, 2017 Disturbed by Recent Incidents, Cardin Calls on Leaders at All Levels to Denounce Anti-Semitic Incidents and Other Hate-Based Threats
Jan. 9, 2017 Cardin Reaction to Secretary Kerry Apology for Lavender Scare
Nov. 18, 2016 Cardin Statement on Trump National Security Positions
Nov. 2, 2016 Cardin, Frosh, Alsobrooks Urge Marylanders to "Know Your Rights," Resist All Efforts to Intimidate Voters
Oct. 25, 2016 Letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committee - Call to Remove Section 1094 of the National Defense Authorization Act
Oct. 6, 2016 Letter to Howard County Sheriff James Fitzgerald - Show Respect for Fellow Law Enforcement and Citizens by Stepping Down from Your Post
Sept. 22, 2016 Cardin Condemns Hungarian Government's Award to anti-Semitic Journalist Zsolt Bayer
July 22, 2016 Cardin Statement on Ongoing Situation in Turkey
July 21, 2016 Cardin Statement on Killing of Ukrainian Journalist Pavel Sheremet
July 21, 2016 Cardin, Mikulski, Van Hollen, Delaney Statement on Conviction of Fanta Jawara
July 12, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Cardin, Hearing on "Review of the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report"
July 12, 2016 Cardin Remarks at Trafficking in Persons Report Hearing
July 7, 2016 Cardin Statement on Arrests of Anti-Slavery Activists in Mauritania
July 6, 2016 Cardin Statement on Arrests of Anti-Slavery Activists in Mauritania
June 30, 2016 Cardin, Mikulski, Van Hollen, Delaney Call for Release of Maryland Resident Fanta Jawara from Gambian Prison
June 29, 2016 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month 2016
June 24, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Gayle Smith, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development - Support LGBT Rights Around the World
June 9, 2016 Letter to President Barack Obama - Halt Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children
May 25, 2016 Cardin Statement on Release of Azeri Political Prisoner Khadija Ismayilova
May 23, 2016 Cardin Statement on Lifting of U.S. Arms Embargo on Vietnam
May 23, 2016 Cardin Statement on the Acquittal in the Criminal Case against Baltimore Police Officer Nero
May 18, 2016 Cardin Statement on Assault of Russian Opposition Figure Alexei Navalny, Associates
May 18, 2016 Cardin, McCain Statement on Global Magnitsky Act's Passage by House Committee
April 26, 2016 Cardin Statement on Meeting with Vietnamese Human Rights Delegation
April 25, 2016 Cardin Statement on Bangladeshi Murders, Including USAID Worker and LGBT Advocate Xulhaz Mannan
March 17, 2016 Women's History Month 2016
March 3, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015
Feb. 18, 2016 Cardin Renews Calls for Release of Venezuelan Opposition Leader Leopoldo López
Feb. 12, 2016 Cardin Statement on UN Report Documenting Assad Regime War Crimes in Syria
Feb. 12, 2016 U.S. Senators Introduce Bipartisan Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2016
Feb. 11, 2016 Black History Month
Feb. 10, 2016 North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act of 2016
Feb. 9, 2016 Cardin Applauds Veto Override Allowing Returning Citizens to Vote in Maryland
Feb. 3, 2016 Cardin Roundtable with Maryland Muslim Community Leaders Strengthens Dialogue, Understanding, Unity
Feb. 2, 2016 Cardin Welcomes the Latest Additions to Magnitsky List
Jan. 28, 2016 Senate Foreign Relations Committee Passes Gardner-Menendez North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act
Jan. 27, 2016 Cardin Statement on Danish Parliament Approving Seizure of Refugee Assets by Police
Dec. 17, 2015 Cardin Legislation, the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, Approved by Senate
Dec. 15, 2015 Combating Anti-Semitism, Racism, and Other Forms of Intolerance
Dec. 9, 2015 Cardin Statement on the Release of Azerbaijani Rights Activist Leyla Yunus from Prison
Dec. 7, 2015 Cardin Statement on Opposition Electoral Victory in Venezuela
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, Presidnet of the United States - Award Simeon Booker the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Nov. 13, 2015 Cardin Statement on the Sixth Anniversary of Sergei Magnitsky's Murder
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 Cardin Statement on Elections in Burma
Nov. 6, 2015 Cardin, Prince George's County Law Enforcement Discuss Necessary Improvements for Region's Public Safety
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