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Bennie Thompson's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. House (MS) - District 2, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Date Title
April 29, 2016 Letter to the Hon. David Medine, Chairman, Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board - FBI Shared Responsibility Committees Must Pass Privacy Test
March 11, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - Campaign Event Security
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, Presidnet of the United States - Award Simeon Booker the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Nov. 5, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the United States - FBI Extremism Website
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
July 8, 2015 Congressman Thompson Urges Committee on House Administration to Take Action on Flag
June 24, 2015 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - DHS' Efforts to Secure .Gov
April 27, 2015 Politico - House Passes Info Sharing Bill, Ball in Senate Court
Feb. 9, 2015 Thompson Statement on Passing of Civil Rights Activist Anne Moody
Jan. 13, 2015 Chairmen, Ranking Members Release Statements on President's Cybersecurity Information Sharing Proposal
Dec. 2, 2014 Honoring the Life of Marion Barry
Nov. 13, 2014 Letter to Robert Shuler Smith, Hinds County District Attorney's Office - Calls For Action Following Hinds County Ballot Irregularities In November Election
Sept. 18, 2014 Secure Flight Needs Improved Privacy Protections and Operational Standards
Sept. 18, 2014 Hearing of the Transportation Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Safeguarding Privacy and Civil Liberties While Keeping our Skies Safe
July 17, 2014 Honoring the 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer & The Civil Rights Act of 1964
May 28, 2014 USA Freedom Act
May 22, 2014 Thompson Statement on USA FREEDOM Act
April 22, 2014 Thompson Disappointed By Supreme Court Ruling On Affirmative Action
Jan. 23, 2014 Thompson Statement on Privacy Board Report Recommendations for NSA Metadata Program
Jan. 17, 2014 Thompson Statement on Proposed NSA Reforms
Jan. 15, 2014 Homeland Security Subcommittee Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attack
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Civil Rights
Dec. 16, 2011 Thompson Calls on the Senate to Act on Privacy & Civil Liberties Oversight Board Nominees
Dec. 16, 2011 Thompson Commends DHS Action Against Discrimination and Racial Profiling
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
May 4, 2011 Honoring the 50th Anniversary of Freedom Riders
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Civil Rights
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Civil Rights
Dec. 21, 2010 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Dec. 16, 2010 Nominations Made to Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Feb. 1, 2008 Congressman Thompson asks Department of Justice to Enforce Voting Rights Act and Prevent Hinds County Circuit Court Judges from Being Appointed
Oct. 22, 2007 Congressional Black Caucus
Oct. 5, 2007 Letter to the President of the United States, George W. Bush
Sept. 6, 2007 Hearing of the House Committee on Homeland Security - Turning Spy Satellites on the Homeland
July 13, 2006 Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006
July 12, 2006 The Voting Rights Act
June 21, 2006 Congressman Thompson Urges Passage of Voting Rights Renewal
May 12, 2006 Letter to President of the United States of America George W. Bush
Nov. 18, 2005 Placement of Statue of Rosa Parks in National Statuary Hall
Oct. 27, 2005 Pelosi, Colleagues Seek to Protect Voting Rights of Gulf Coast Citizens Affected by Hurricanes
June 21, 2005 Congressman Thompson Calls Killen Verdict 'Justice Delayed'
June 17, 2005 Senate Apology: Long Overdue
June 21, 2004 Recognizing and Encouraging All Americans to Observe 40th Anniversary of the Deaths of Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner...
March 3, 2004 Honoring Freedom Rides
Feb. 10, 2004 Anniversary of the Death of Louis Allen
Feb. 10, 2004 Honoring John Hunter Gray
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