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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Jr, Independent
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for President
Date Title
June 9, 2016 Letter to President Barack Obama- Halt Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children
May 2, 2016 Wyden, Merkley Urge Dept. of Education to Clarify Legal Protections for LGBT Students
April 28, 2016 Sanders to Democratic Party: Whose Side are We On?
April 8, 2016 Sanders to Visit Vatican City
March 24, 2016 Leahy, Sanders And Welch Commend The Social Security Administration For New Steps To Treat Same-Sex Couples Fairly
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - LGBT Immigrants
March 22, 2016 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative- Malaysian Labor Standards
March 15, 2016 Jane Sanders Visits Tent City to See Horrific Conditions Firsthand Arpaio Crashes Visit, Refuses to Answer on Abuses
March 8, 2016 Sanders Sues in Ohio to Protect Young and Minority Voters
Feb. 18, 2016 Sanders Stresses Economy, Voting Rights, Courts in Conference with Civil Rights Leaders
Feb. 13, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Sanders, Grijalva Demand Accountability for Priority Enforcement Program
Feb. 11, 2016 The Washington Post - Transcript: The Democratic Debate in Milwaukee, Annotated
Feb. 10, 2016 Sanders Supports Strengthened Sanctions on North Korea
Jan. 25, 2016 CNN Iowa Democratic Presidential Town Hall: RUSH TRANSCRIPT
Jan. 18, 2016 Sanders Marks King Holiday on Civil Rights Tour in South, Addresses 7,000 at Birmingham Rally
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Fighting for Disability Rights
Dec. 23, 2015 Sanders Discusses Criminal Justice Reform in Chicago
Dec. 22, 2015 Sanders Statement on Grand Jury Decision in Sandra Bland Case
Dec. 19, 2015 Third Democratic Debate
Dec. 18, 2015 Senators Call for Transparency for LGBTQ Students at Schools Seeking Religious Exemptions
Dec. 17, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Concerning Voter Registration Opportunities
Dec. 17, 2015 Sanders Joins Faith Leaders at Mosque, Denounces Islamophobia
Dec. 8, 2015 Sanders Meets Faith, Civic Leaders in Baltimore
Dec. 8, 2015 Sanders Ramps Up Radio Push in South Carolina
Dec. 7, 2015 Sanders Statement on Trump Proposal to Bar All Muslims from U.S.
Dec. 1, 2015 Sanders Statement on Montgomery Bus Boycott Anniversary
Nov. 24, 2015 Sanders Introduces "Families First' Immigration Plan
Nov. 6, 2015 Sanders: We Must Increase Voter Turnout, Not Suppress It
Oct. 29, 2015 Trade Act of 2015
Oct. 29, 2015 We All Stand Together as One People
Oct. 25, 2015 Sanders Cites Early Support for Gay Rights
Oct. 13, 2015 CNN Democratic Party Presidential Debate
Oct. 6, 2015 Statement by Sen. Bernard Sanders on Workplace Democracy Act
Sept. 28, 2015 On the Road: Energy, Intelligence, Idealism
Sept. 15, 2015 Sanders Marches for Voting Rights
Aug. 22, 2015 Sanders in North Charleston Caps South Carolina Tour
Aug. 21, 2015 Big Crowds Turn Out for Sanders in South Carolina
Aug. 18, 2015 Remarks at the AFL-CIO Conference
Aug. 17, 2015 Chicago Feels the Bern, Sanders Meets with Rev. Jackson
Aug. 16, 2015 Statement on the Passing of Julian Bond
Aug. 6, 2015 Sanders Marks Voting Rights Act Anniversary, Introduces Legislation to Increase Voter Turnout
July 31, 2015 Remarks by Senator Sanders to the National Urban League
July 25, 2015 Remarks by Senator Sanders at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
July 23, 2015 Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary
July 22, 2015 Sandra Bland Arrest was "Painful and Dreadful,' Sanders Says
July 21, 2015 "Totally Outrageous,' Sanders Says of Texas Police Video
July 14, 2015 Sanders Welcomes Secretary Clinton to Senate Caucus Meeting
July 13, 2015 Sanders Addresses La Raza on Racism and Immigration
June 28, 2015 Sanders' Agenda for America Helps Minorities
June 24, 2015 Sanders Backs Voting Rights Bill
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