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Keith Ellison's Public Statements on Issue: Women

Full Name: Keith Maurice Ellison
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 5, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 5
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 4 Children: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Elijah, Amirah
Birth Date: 08/04/1963
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Minneapolis, MN
Religion: Muslim
Date Title
Issue Position: Women's Rights
July 24, 2014 Rep. Ellison Condemns ISIS Order on Female Genital Mutilation in Mosul
June 30, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: Employee Health Decisions Should Never Be Made by Corporate Executives
June 26, 2014 Rep. Ellison: Rebekah's Story Too Common in America Today
June 26, 2014 Rep. Ellison: Rebekah's Story Too Common in America Today
June 10, 2014 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army - Minnesota National Guard's Ability to Assist Victims of Sexual Assault
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
May 20, 2014 Condemning the Abduction of Female Students by Boko Haram
April 8, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva Applaud President's Action on Equal Pay for Women
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
Jan. 28, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva, Holmes Norton Statement Against H.R. 7
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
June 18, 2013 Rep. Keith Ellison: Health Care Choices Should Be Made By A Woman And Her Doctor
Feb. 28, 2013 Rep. Keith Ellison: Violence Against Women Act Passage A Victory For The Wellstone Legacy
Oct. 2, 2012 Rep. Keith Ellison Marks National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
June 21, 2012 The Progressive Message
June 6, 2012 Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Slam Republicans For Voting Down Fairness For Women
May 16, 2012 Congressman Keith Ellison Opposes Republican Bill That Weakens The Violence Against Women Act
March 30, 2012 Statement from Congressman Keith Ellison on International Women's Day
March 30, 2012 Ellison Marks Women's History Month
Feb. 9, 2012 Transcript of Pelosi, Democratic Leaders Press Conference Reintroducing DISCLOSE Act
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 13, 2011 The Progressive Message
Oct. 13, 2011 The Progressive Message
May 4, 2011 Ellison Says Republicans Attack Women's Health but Still No Jobs
Oct. 31, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Sept. 4, 2009 Op-Ed: Every Day Should be Women's Equality Day
May 14, 2009 The Progressive Message From The Progressive Caucus
May 5, 2009 Panel I Of A Hearing Of The House Foreign Affairs Committee - From Strategy To Implementation: The Future Of The Pakistan-U.S. Relationship
April 29, 2009 Ellison Votes to Strengthen Hate Crimes Prosecution
Oct. 16, 2007 Ellison Joins Colleagues to Protect Women and Girls of Darfur
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Women
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Civil and Human Rights
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