Representative Christopher 'Chris' H. Smith's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 4, Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 4
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9/18/14 VAWA; Historic Law Continues to Help Women and Girls 9/08/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader - Human Trafficking 8/14/14 Smith: Gao Zhisheng Suffered "Unspeakable' Torture in Prison 8/09/14 Two Smith Bills Signed into Law on Same Day 7/31/14 Human Rights Vetting: Nigeria and Beyond 7/29/14 Letter to Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations - Hold Cuban Officials Accountable for Their Role in Illegal Chong Chon Gang Arms Shipment 7/27/14 The Star-Ledger - Child Abduction Bill Inspired by N.J. Father David Goldman Earns Final Approval 7/25/14 'Sean and David Goldman Act' to Become Law Congress Clears Smith's Int'l Child Abduction Bill 7/23/14 Human Trafficking Prioritization Act 7/18/14 Exactly Five Years to the Day of First Introduction, Smith's Int'l Child Abduction Bill Passes Senate; Heads Back to House for Final Approval 7/10/14 'Leahy Law,' Nigeria Crisis Focus of House Hearing 6/23/14 The Courage of One Woman: Meriam Ibrahim Free 6/13/14 The Ongoing Struggle Against Boko Haram 6/12/14 Ongoing Struggle Against Boko Haram 6/12/14 Terrorist Activity 6/08/14 Smith in Nigeria on Human Rights Trip 6/04/14 Washington Examiner - Bill Angles to Address Sex Trafficking's Relationship to Prostitution 5/20/14 Int'l Megan's Law Passed by House 5/20/14 Condemning the Abduction of Female Students by Boko Haram 5/20/14 International Megan's Law to Prevent Demand for Child Sex Trafficking 5/09/14 Smith's International Megan's Law Clears Major Committee Hurdle 5/08/14 Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning the Abduction of School Girls in Nigeria 5/06/14 Smith Urges Nigerian & U.S. Gov'ts to Step Up the Fight Against the Terror Group Boko Haram 3/11/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Do More To Fight Sex Trafficking 12/12/13 Hearing of the Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations and the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittees of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Iran's Persecution of American Pastor Abedini Worsens 12/11/13 Sean and David Goldman International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act of 2013 12/10/13 Hearing of the Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations and Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Human Rights Abuses in Egypt 12/10/13 Save Women's Lives: Combat Human Trafficking 12/05/13 Hearing of the Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "Five Chinese Daughters to Beijing: Please Let Our Fathers Go Free" 11/22/13 Smith Introduces Legislation to Promote Extradition of Fugitives Back to U.S. 10/29/13 Hearing of Joint Foreign Affairs Committee: Establishing a Syrian War Crimes Tribunal 8/01/13 Int'l Megan's Law Amendment to Protect More Kids 7/21/13 Trentonian - Smith Praises NJ Efforts to Stop Human Trafficking 7/18/13 Ashbury Park Press - Chiesa, Smith Call for More Awareness, Training on Human Trafficking 7/18/13 Victims of Modern Slavery 7/11/13 The State Department 2013 Trafficking in Persons Report 7/11/13 Hearing of the House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and Int'l Orgs Subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs Committee - Trafficking in Persons Report 7/02/13 57-Country Intergovernmental Organization Adopts Smith Anti-Trafficking Proposal 57-Country Intergovernmental Organization Adopts Smith Anti-Trafficking Proposal 6/10/13 Cong. Smith Addresses Human Trafficking Conference 5/21/13 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim 5/13/13 Rep. Smith Comments on Verdict in Dr. Gosnell Murder Trial 4/25/13 The Gosnell Trail 4/24/13 Commemorating the Armenian Genocide 4/24/13 Tier Rankings and the Fight Against Human Trafficking 4/18/13 Hearing Examines World Efforts to Fight Scourge of Human Trafficking 4/12/13 Anti-Semitism: A Growing Threat to All Faiths 4/11/13 Regarding National Media Coverage of Philadelphia Murder Trial 2/28/13 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 1/24/13 Smith to Hillary Clinton: Define 'Taking Responsibility' Before September 11, 2012 6/13/12 Smith Visits American Jailed in Bolivia