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Trent Franks' Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Trent Franks
Office: U.S. House (AZ) - District 8, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 8
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Josephine; 2 Children: Joshua, Emily
Birth Date: 06/19/1957
Birth Place: Uravan, CO
Home City: Peoria, AZ
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
March 26, 2014 70 Representatives Urge President to Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
Feb. 26, 2014 U.S. Congressman Trent Franks Addresses S.B. 1062 Controversy
April 15, 2013 Committee to Hold Hearing on Mismanagement at the Civil Rights Division of DOJ
Feb. 14, 2013 Lautenberg Joins More than 80 Senators & Representatives in Urging State Dept to "Exhaust Every Option" in Release of Abedini
Feb. 29, 2012 Condemning Iran for Its Persecution of Youcef Nadarkhani
Nov. 2, 2011 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell
Oct. 13, 2011 Roll Call - Between the Lines: Rep. Trent Franks Thinks DOJ Overstepped Role
July 15, 2011 Franks Blasts Obama Over Civilian Trial for Another Terrorist
Nov. 18, 2010 Franks to Holder: Repudiate Terror Trial Policy or Resign
Oct. 22, 2009 Franks Calls On UN To Uphold Religious Freedom At Congressional Hearing On "Defamation Of Religions"
Oct. 9, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Navin Patnaik, Chief Minister Of Orissa State, India
June 22, 2009 Franks Applauds Unanimous Supreme Court Decision on Abuses of Voting Rights Act
June 4, 2009 Hearing Of The Constitution, Civil Rights And Civil Liberties Subcommittee Of The House Judiciary Committee - H.R.984, The State Secret Protection Act Of 2009, To Provide Safe, Fair And Responsible Procedures And Standards For Resolving Claims Of State S
May 21, 2009 Franks: Gitmo Policies Based on Campaign Rhetoric Continue to Endanger Millions of Americans
May 7, 2009 Franks Calls for Change in Status Quo in Egypt
Sept. 29, 2008 The Iranian Nuclear Threat
July 17, 2008 Hearing of the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommitee of the House Judiciary Committee - From the Department of Justice to Guantanamo Bay: Administration Lawyers and Administration Interrogation Rules, Part V
July 15, 2008 Hearing of the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommitee of the House Judiciary Committee - From the Department of Justice to Guantanamo Bay: Administration Lawyers and Administration Interrogation Rules, Part IV
June 26, 2008 Hearing of the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - From the Department of Justice to Guantanamo Bay: Administration Lawyers and Administration Interrogation Rules, Part III
April 15, 2008 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee's Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee - H.R. 3189, The National Security Letters Reform Act of 2007
Feb. 14, 2008 Hearing on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel
Nov. 7, 2007 Congressman Franks Voices Opposition to ENDA
Aug. 4, 2007 Protect America Act of 2007
March 1, 2007 Democrats Try to Silence the Voices of the General Public
July 18, 2006 Congressman Trent Franks Will Cast Vote to Protect Marriage and the Democratic Process
July 13, 2006 Congressman Trent Franks Opposes Bill that Distorts the Voting Rights Act
Jan. 31, 2006 Franks Honors Life of Coretta Scott King
Jan. 16, 2006 Rep. Franks Celebrates the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Oct. 25, 2005 Representative Franks Honors the Life of Rosa Parks
July 22, 2004 Marriage Protection Act of 2004
July 22, 2004 Congressman Franks Calls on Courts to Stop Attacking the Family
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Religious Freedom
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Religious Freedom
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