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Ben Cardin's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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 16, 2014 Cardin Assails Partisan Fight Over Women's Health
July 9, 2014 Hobby Lobby: Cardin Backs Legislative Fix To Protect Women's Health In Aftermath Of Supreme Court Decision
June 30, 2014 Cardin Assails SCOTUS Decision on Hobby Lobby as a Threat to Women's Rights
May 9, 2014 Stand Up for Equality for All Mothers and All Women
May 9, 2014 Cardin Highlights Women's Health At Pre-Mother's Day Visit To Baltimore Health Center
May 6, 2014 Cardin Urges International Cooperation in Seeking Return of Kidnapped School Girls in Nigeria
April 30, 2014 Minimum Wage Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed
March 7, 2014 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Introduce Resolution Honoring International Women's Day
March 7, 2014 Cardin, Mikulski Introduce Resolution Honoring International Women's Day
March 6, 2014 International Women's Day
Jan. 28, 2014 Cardin Joins Amicus Brief to Defend the Rights of Women in SCOTUS Case
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan - Protect Women in the Afghan National Police
March 27, 2013 Mikulski, Cardin Announce $1 Million Grant to Protect High Risk Victims of Domestic Violence
March 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Urge UN Members to Renounce Statements Made Against Women by Muslim Brotherhood
Feb. 12, 2013 Cardin Calls On House To Quickly Send VAWA To The President To Be Signed Into Law
Feb. 7, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Continued
Jan. 23, 2013 Cardin Applauds Move To Open Combat Jobs To Women
Oct. 17, 2012 Mikulski, Cardin Announce More than $5 Million in Grants to Fight Violence Against Women in Maryland
June 4, 2012 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed
May 31, 2012 Senator Cardin, Prince George's County Sheriff High, State's Attorney Also Brooks Lead Call to Pass Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act
May 23, 2012 Cardin, Mikulski, Senate Democrats and Advocacy Groups Urge Senate Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act
May 8, 2012 We Need to Remove the Deadline for Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment
March 22, 2012 Cardin Introduces Joint Resolution to Remove Timeline for Equal Rights Amendment Ratification
March 16, 2012 Cardin, Ruppersberger Announce First Hotel Partners in Military Program, Urge Others to Participate
March 14, 2012 March is Women's History Month
March 8, 2012 Cardin Says U.S. Foreign Assistance Must Advance Women's Rights on International Women's Day
March 8, 2012 International Women's Day
Feb. 3, 2012 Cardin Applauds Decision of Susan G. Komen for the Cure to Continue Funding for Planned Parenthood
Feb. 2, 2012 Letter to Nancy G. Brinker
Feb. 1, 2012 Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act
June 17, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense
June 2, 2011 Letter to The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces of Egypt
April 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
March 7, 2011 Bipartisan Group of Senators Honors 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day
Feb. 18, 2011 Durbin, Snowe, Others Introduce Bill to Eliminate the Practice of Child Marriages Overseas
Feb. 17, 2011 Letter to His Excellency Hamid Karzai, President, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Dec. 14, 2010 Cardin Hails Committee Passage of International Violence Against Women Act
Nov. 19, 2010 Cardin Calls Ratification of CEDAW Long-Overdue, Urges Senate Action
Nov. 18, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary - Women's Rights Are Human Rights: U.S. Ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
Nov. 18, 2010 Women's Rights are Human Rights
Nov. 17, 2010 Paycheck Fairness
Nov. 17, 2010 Cardin Says Senate Must Move Forward on Pay Equity for Women
Oct. 7, 2010 Cardin, Mikulski, Smith Announce Funds to Help Victims of Domestic Violence and Their Families
Sept. 29, 2010 Senators Introduce Legislation to Reduce Dangerous Lead in Drinking Water
June 22, 2010 Kagan Nomination
April 20, 2010 Cardin Statement on Equal Pay Day
March 11, 2010 Tax on Bonuses Received from Certain TARP Recipients--Continued
March 9, 2010 International Women's Day
Feb. 24, 2010 Violence Against Women Has Become A Global Epidemic
Feb. 12, 2010 Cardin Celebrates the 90th Anniversary of the League of Women Voters
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