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Bobby Scott's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. House (VA) - District 3, Democratic
Date Title
April 28, 2016 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act
April 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jenny R. Yang, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Eliminate Wage Gap
Feb. 23, 2016 Scott Applauds Department of Education Action to Address Fairness in Special Education for Students of Color
Feb. 22, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General - Have 2007 OLC RFRA Opinion Reconsidered
Jan. 11, 2016 Scott Statement on Passage of Internship Legislation
Dec. 2, 2015 Scott Statement on Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Fix No Child Left Behind
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel
Oct. 29, 2015 House Democrats Introduce Working Families Resolution
Aug. 19, 2015 Scott Statement on the Passing of Former Congressman Louis Stokes
Aug. 6, 2015 Scott Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Aug. 4, 2015 Letter to Vanita Gupta, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General-Civil Rights Division - Discrimination Against Asian-Americans in Harvard Admissions
July 28, 2015 Top Democrats Introduce Bills to Protect Interns Against Sexual Harassment and Discrimination
July 23, 2015 Scott Statement on the Introduction of the Equality Act
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
May 15, 2015 Statement on the 61st Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education
May 8, 2015 Scott Statement on New Department of Education Office of Civil Rights Report
March 24, 2015 Committee Democrats Oppose Legislation That Would Undermine Civil Rights of American Workers
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Civil Rights
Dec. 9, 2014 Scott Statement on Senate Select Committee on Intelligence's Torture Report
May 22, 2014 USA Freedom Act
May 16, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office - Examination of Education Equity Today
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
April 2, 2014 Scott Receives Congressional Leadership Award from the National Urban League
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 28, 2014 Goodlatte, Conyers, Sensenbrenner, and Scott Statement on President's Proposed Changes to Intelligence-Gathering Programs
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
Jan. 31, 2014 Richmond Times Dispatch: Moving Forward on Voting Rights
Jan. 23, 2014 Conyers, Nadler, & Scott Hail Government Privacy Watchdog's Recommendation to End NSA's Mass-Surveillance Program
Jan. 17, 2014 Conyers, Nadler, and Scott Applaud the President's Pledge to End Bulk Collection at the NSA
Aug. 21, 2013 Conyers, Nadler, and Scott Call for Immediate Congressional Action to Curb Privacy Abuses
Aug. 9, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, U.S. Department of Justice - DEA Surveillance Allegations
July 30, 2013 Scott Introduces Fairness and Accuracy in Criminal Background Checks Act
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 12, 2013 Letter to Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez - Louisiana Prison Conditions
June 28, 2013 Goodlatte, Conyers, Sensenbrenner, and Scott Statement on Meeting with Holder
June 6, 2013 Conyers, Nadler, and Scott: NSA-Phone Tracking is Overbroad; Call for Immediate Hearings
Dec. 13, 2012 Conyers, Nadler, and Scott Urge Greater Scrutiny of Administration's Drone Program
Sept. 11, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5544, Minnesota Education Investment and Employment Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5949, FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
Sept. 10, 2012 Hearing of the House Rules Committee - H.R. 5949--FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
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
May 18, 2012 Scott Statement on FY13 National Defense Authorization Act
May 18, 2012 Scott Joins Civil Rights Leaders and House Democrats in Cosponsoring Voter Empowerment Act
May 1, 2012 CAPAC Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Jan. 23, 2012 Congressional Black Caucus Hour: Voting Rights Act
Dec. 15, 2011 Citing Detention Provisions, Scott Votes No on National Defense Authorization Act
Nov. 15, 2011 Rep. Fudge Joins Whip Hoyer and House Democrats for Forum on State Voter Laws
Nov. 14, 2011 Cohen and House Democrats Hold Forum on State Voters Laws
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
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