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Karen Bass' Public Statements on Issue: Women

Full Name: Karen Bass
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 37, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 37
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 1 Child: Emilia
Birth Date: 10/03/1953
Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
Home City: Los Angeles, CA
Religion: Christian
Date Title
July 11, 2014 Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Strengthen Support for Victims of Youth Sex Trafficking
June 30, 2014 Statement on Supreme Court Decision Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
May 28, 2014 Statement on the Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou
May 20, 2014 Statement on House Passing Legislation to Fight Human Trafficking
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Provide Assistance to Government of Nigeria to Develop Specialized Units to Rescue Kidnapped Schoolgirls and Bring Boko Haram Leader to Justice
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 8, 2014 Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning the Abduction of School Girls in Nigeria
May 2, 2014 Statement on Kidnapping of Over 200 Nigerian Young Women and Girls
April 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations
April 8, 2014 House Approves Bipartisan Bill to Protect Victims of Sexual Assault
April 2, 2014 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bipartisan Bill to Protect Victims of Sexual Assault
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman, House Judiciary Committee - Women's Health
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Dec. 6, 2013 Huffington Post - Addressing Mortality of the World's Mothers
Aug. 2, 2013 U.S. News & World Report - Doing More to End Sex Trafficking
April 26, 2013 Statement on Legislation to Combat Youth Street Trafficking
Feb. 28, 2013 Statement on House Passage of Violence Against Women Act
Jan. 22, 2013 Statement On 40th Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade
May 6, 2012 Speaker Emeritus Karen Bass Announces Waxman Endorsement
Feb. 1, 2012 Rep. Lofgren & CA Democratic Women Members Respond to Susan G. Komen Planned Parenthood Decision
Nov. 25, 2011 Culver City Patch - Bass, Mitchell Honor Women Veterans, Acknowledge Need for Improved Care
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 14, 2011 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement on Republican's Assault on Women's Health in the Protect Life Act
Sept. 27, 2011 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Applauds Decision to Extend Voting Rights to Saudi Women, Presses for More Progress
Aug. 26, 2011 Statement of Rep. Karen Bass on Women's Equality Day
June 30, 2011 Congratulations to the Women of Saudi Arabia
June 17, 2011 Statement in Solidarity with Saudi Arabian Women Participating in Women2Drive Campaign
May 3, 2011 Vote "No" on H.R. 3
April 12, 2011 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Co-Sponsors the Paycheck Fairness Act Introduced Today on National Equal Pay Day
March 10, 2011 L.A. Watts Times - Michelle Obama: First Lady, Health Advocate, Role Model
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