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Ed Towns' Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Edolphus 'Ed' Towns
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Gwendolyn Towns; 2 Children: Darryl, Deidra
Birth Date: 07/21/1934
Birth Place: Chadbourn, NC
Home City: Brooklyn, NY
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
Feb. 1, 2012 Congressman Towns Salutes Black History Month
Dec. 2, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Oct. 14, 2011 Dr. King's Dream is Within Reach But We Still Have More to Do
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Dec. 8, 2010 Nadler, Conyers and Towns Propose Sweeping Reform to Nation's Housing Discrimination Laws
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren - End Discrimination for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Binational Families
Jan. 20, 2009 Representative Edolphus "Ed" Towns Statement On The 2009 Inauguration Of President Barack Obama
March 22, 2007 Representative Ed Towns Supports D.C. Voting Rights
Jan. 31, 2006 Congressman Ed Towns Remembers Coretta Scott King
July 29, 2005 Recognizing the 50th Anniversary of Rosa Park's Courageous Opposition to Segregation
July 29, 2005 Recognizing the 40th Anniversary of the Landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965
Sept. 24, 2004 A Tribute to Rev. Dr. V. Simpson Turner, Sr.
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