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Betty McCollum's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Betty McCollum
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 4, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 4
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: Katie, Sean
Birth Date: 07/12/1954
Birth Place: Saint Paul, MN
Home City: Saint Paul, MN
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
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 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
Feb. 28, 2014 Statement on Black History Month
Jan. 17, 2014 McCollum Responds to President Obama's NSA Remarks
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Dec. 10, 2013 McCollum: United Arab Emirates Should Immediately Release Minnesotan Shezanne Cassim from Jail
Sept. 26, 2013 Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
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
June 26, 2012 Expressing Regret for Passage of Laws Adversely Affecting the Chinese in the United States
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
Nov. 4, 2011 Congresswoman McCollum Continues Her Fight to Protect Girls from Child Marriage in Developing Countries
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Sept. 16, 2011 Minnesota Independent - McCollum and Ellison Urge IRS to Assist LGBT Couples on Tax Issues
May 31, 2011 Opposing the Patriot Act
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
Feb. 8, 2011 Extending Counterterrorism Authorities
July 19, 2010 Op-Ed - McCollum & Crenshaw: Congress Can Protect Girls From Marriage
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to President Barack Obama
Nov. 3, 2009 Opposing Any Endorsement Or Further Consideration Of Report Of The United Nations Fact Finding Mission On The Gaza Conflict
Oct. 22, 2009 Conference Report On H.R. 2892, Department Of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010
June 22, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President Of The United States
June 17, 2009 Sentencing Of Two Americans In North Korea
Jan. 22, 2009 McCollum Applauds President Obama's Decision to Close Guantanamo Bay Prisons & End Torture Practices that Violate Rule of Law
Aug. 1, 2008 Apologizing for the Enslavement and Racial Segregation of African-Americans
Aug. 4, 2007 Government of Japan Should Apologize
May 14, 2007 Support For H.R. 1678
April 26, 2007 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 1905, District Of Columbia House Voting RIghts Act Of 2007 And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 1906, Estimated
Sept. 26, 2006 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4844, Federal Election Integrity Act Of 2006
July 24, 2006 Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Vothing Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006
July 19, 2006 Marriage Protection Amendment
June 22, 2006 Republican Leadership Plays Politics with Renewal of Voting Rights Act to Appease Republican Extremists
May 11, 2006 Letter to President of the United States of America George W. Bush
Feb. 16, 2006 97th Anniversary of the NAACP, Febuary 12, 2006
Feb. 1, 2006 Honoring the Life and Accomplishments of Mrs. Coretta Scott King
Dec. 17, 2005 Recognizing the Anniversary of the Ratification of the 13th Amendment
Nov. 7, 2005 Honoring a Civil Rights Hero, Rosa Parks
Nov. 4, 2005 Authorizing the Remains of Rosa Parks to Lie in Honor in the Rotunda of the Capitol
Sept. 28, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2123, School Readiness Act of 2005 (1)
March 17, 2005 McCollum Condemns Torture By Syria and Calls on Bush Administration to End Torture "Outsourcing"
March 10, 2005 McCollum Demands Immediate End to U.S. Outsourcing of Torture
July 22, 2004 Marriage Protection Act of 2004
Feb. 11, 2004 Congressional Leaders Ask President Bush: How Will You Protect Passenger Privacy?
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