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John Conyers, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: John Conyers, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 13, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1964
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 13
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Monica; 2 Children: John III, Carl
Birth Date: 05/16/1929
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Detroit, MI
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Election Reform
Issue Position: Reparations
Issue Position: Foreign Policy - Haiti
Issue Position: Voting Rights
June 25, 2014 Sen. Cardin, Rep. Conyers, CPC, CBC, CHC and CAPAC Leaders, Launch #MoreThanAProfile
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 29, 2014 USA FREEDOM Act
May 28, 2014 Conyers Honors the Life and Legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou
May 16, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office - Examination of Education Equity Today
May 7, 2014 House Judiciary Committee Approves USA FREEDOM Act
April 22, 2014 Conyers: Supreme Court Ruling Poses Another Obstacle to Racial Progress & Diversity
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 10, 2014 Conyers Reintroduces Legislation Restoring Voting Rights to Ex-Offenders
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 28, 2014 Goodlatte, Conyers, Sensenbrenner, and Scott Statement on President's Proposed Changes to Intelligence-Gathering Programs
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
Feb. 4, 2014 As Bipartisan Concern Grows, Conyers Urges Surveillance Overhaul At Judiciary Hearing
Feb. 3, 2014 Conyers Calls for End to Telephone Metadata Program on Eve of Judiciary Hearing on Surveillance Reform
Jan. 23, 2014 Conyers, Nadler, & Scott Hail Government Privacy Watchdog's Recommendation to End NSA's Mass-Surveillance Program
Jan. 17, 2014 Conyers, Nadler, and Scott Applaud the President's Pledge to End Bulk Collection at the NSA
Jan. 16, 2014 Leahy, Sensenbrenner & Conyers Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Introduction Of Legislation To Restore The Voting Rights Act
Dec. 19, 2013 Conyers & Progressive Caucus Laud NSA Review, Urges President Obama to Swiftly Undertake Necessary Reforms
Dec. 17, 2013 After Federal Ruling, Conyers Renews Calls for Legislative Hearings on Surveillance Reform
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman House Judiciary Committee - Requesting a Hearing into Unresolved Alex Odeh Case
Oct. 28, 2013 Conyers & Nadler Urge Supreme Court to Preserve Critical Legal Tool in the Fight Against Housing and Lending Discrimination
Sept. 20, 2013 The Congressional Black Caucus - African Americans and the Labor Movement
Aug. 22, 2013 Conyers Applauds Attorney General's Efforts to Block Discriminatory Texas Voter ID Law
Aug. 21, 2013 Conyers, Nadler, and Scott Call for Immediate Congressional Action to Curb Privacy Abuses
Aug. 13, 2013 Conyers Hails Federal Court Decision Holding NYC "Stop and Frisk" Policy Unconstitutional
Aug. 9, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, U.S. Department of Justice - DEA Surveillance Allegations
July 30, 2013 Introduction of End Racial Profiling Act of 2013
July 30, 2013 Conyers Joins Senator Cardin and Civil Rights Groups in Calling for Passage of the End Racial Profiling Act
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 19, 2013 Whip Hoyer Introduces Election Assistance Commission Resolution
July 17, 2013 Conyers: Bipartisan Consensus that Unchecked, Sweeping Surveillance Programs Must End
July 17, 2013 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Administration's Use of FISA Authority
July 16, 2013 Conyers Supports Justice Department Investigation into Trayvon Martin Case
July 12, 2013 Letter to Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez - Louisiana Prison Conditions
June 28, 2013 Goodlatte, Conyers, Sensenbrenner, and Scott Statement on Meeting with Holder
June 24, 2013 Conyers Statement on Edward Snowden Disclosures
June 18, 2013 McGovern Cosponsors Amash, Conyers LIBERT-E Act
June 18, 2013 NSA Surveillance: Polis, Amash, Conyers Introduce Major Bill
June 18, 2013 Conyers, Amash Introduce Bipartisan LIBERT-E Bill to Address National Security Agency Surveillance
June 17, 2013 The "Limiting Internet and Blanket Electronic Review of Telecommunications and Email (LIBERT-E) Act"
June 13, 2013 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Conyers: FBI Exceeds Surveillance Authority in Letter and in Spirit of the Law
June 12, 2013 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - FBI Oversight Hearing
May 17, 2013 Letter to Advisory Board Members, U.S. Department of Justice - Anti-Sikh Hate Crime Status
May 17, 2013 Representatives Poe, Radel, Conyers Announce Bipartisan House Support for Press Shield Bill
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
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