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Joe Barton's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Joe Linus Barton
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 6
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Terri; 4 Children; 2 Stepchildren
Birth Date: 09/15/1949
Birth Place: Waco, TX
Home City: Ennis, TX
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Feb. 25, 2014 Privacy Caucus Co-Chairs DeGette and Barton Statement on Education Department Guidance on Student Data
July 30, 2013 Members Oppose SEC Power Grab on Email Privacy
July 30, 2013 Amash Opposes SEC's Exemption from E-mail Privacy Bill
July 29, 2013 Barton Commends New Mobile App Guidelines, Still Has Privacy Concerns
July 24, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
June 26, 2013 Supreme Court Recognizes that "voting rights in the Lone Star State have come a long way"
June 12, 2013 Barton on NSA Scandal: "You Don't Target Everyone Just Because of a Handful of Threats"
June 11, 2013 Rep. Barton, Committee Investigate Allegations of IRS Seizure of 60 Million Medical Records, Possible Privacy Violations
June 11, 2013 Letter to Daniel Werfel, Acting Commissioner of Internal Revenue - IRS Seizure of Health Records
May 20, 2013 Letter to Larry Page, Chief Executive Officer of Google - Project Glass
Dec. 3, 2012 Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act
July 13, 2012 Markey, Barton: Questions Still Remain About Facebook Commitment to Protecting Younger Children Online
April 26, 2012 Protecting Privacy: Rep. Barton Says Cyber Security Bill Goes Against Constitution
April 19, 2012 Markey, Barton Ask FAA for Details on Drones: Who's Using Them in Public Airspace? How's Privacy Protected?
Feb. 23, 2012 Markey, Barton Statement on White House Release of Blueprint For "Privacy Bill Of Rights"
Jan. 26, 2012 DeGette Joins Bipartisan Committee Leadership In Requesting Information From Google On New Privacy Policy
Sept. 29, 2011 Markey, Barton to FTC: Investigate Facebook Tracking
Sept. 15, 2011 Markey, Barton Praise FTC's Proposed Updates to Child Internet Safety
Dec. 15, 2010 Restore Online Shoppers' Confidence Act
April 14, 2010 Americans And Their First Amendment Rights
July 15, 2009 CarbonGate: Republicans Demand EPA Administrator Jackson Give Full Response On Suppression Of Dissent
July 18, 2006 Barton Votes to Protect Marriage
July 7, 2005 Barton Releases Draft Bill to Fight Identity Theft
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