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G.K. Butterfield, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. House (NC) - District 1, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
Date Title
Aug. 5, 2016 Congressman Butterfield Marks 51st Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, Urges House Republicans to Strengthen Our Democracy by Restoring the VRA
July 29, 2016 Butterfield Applauds Unanimous Fourth Circuit Decision on Discriminatory Voter ID Law
June 9, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the US Department of Justice - Call on Pitt County DA to Release Footage of Greenville St. Patrick's Day Assault
May 23, 2016 Democracy in Crisis
May 16, 2016 Letter to Harold Rogers, Chairman on the Committee on Appropriations; Nita Lowey Ranking Member on the Commitee on Appropriations; Tom Graves Chairman on the Legislative Branch Subcommittee and Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Ranking Member on the Legislative Branch Subcommitee- Castro, Tri-Caucus Urge Removal of "Alien" Provision from Appropriations Legislation
May 13, 2016 Butterfield Statement on US Department of Education's Directive to Allow Transgender Students Access to Facilities Consistent with their Gender Identity
May 6, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Pat McCrory, Governor of North Carolina, the Honorable Phil Berger, President Pro Tempore of North Carolina, the Honorable Tim Moore, Speaker of the House of Representatives of North Carolina - Call for H.B. 2 Repeal Following DOJ Ruling
May 6, 2016 U.S. Reps. Butterfield, Price, & Adams Call for H.B. 2 Repeal Following DOJ Ruling
April 21, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Candice Miller, Chairman, Committee on House Administration, The Honorable Bob Goodlatte, Chairman, Judiciary on Committee - Calling for Hearings on Democracy Reform
April 21, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Pat McCrory, Governor of North Carolina, the Hon. Phil Berger, President Pro Tempore of North Carolina, and the Hon. Tim Moore, Speaker of the House of Representatives of North Carolina - Congressional Democrats Call For H.B. 2 Repeal
April 21, 2016 NC Congressional Democrats Call for H.B. 2 Repeal
April 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General - Impact of New Restrictive Voter I.D. Laws
Feb. 1, 2016 Butterfield: Black History Month Must Highlight the Struggle for Civil and Economic Rights
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Protect Voting RIghts
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, Presidnet of the United States - Award Simeon Booker the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Nov. 5, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Wrongful Indictments Against Asian Americans for Alleged Espionage
Oct. 23, 2015 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman of House Energy and Commerce Committee and Frank Pallone, ranking member House Energy and Commerce Committee- Mental Health Care
July 13, 2015 Congressional Black Caucus
July 9, 2015 Dark Period In American History
July 8, 2015 McHenry and Butterfield Introduce Bill to Help Victims Receiving Eugenics Compensation Payments
April 30, 2015 Economic Climate in Black America
March 16, 2015 The Battle Wages on: Securing Equal Voting Rights in the United States
March 11, 2015 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Ending Racial Profiling
March 11, 2015 CAPAC, CBC, CHC, and CPC Urge DOJ to Close Profiling Loopholes
March 9, 2015 Butterfield Reflects on Pilgrimage to Selma to Mark 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday
March 6, 2015 MSNBC "Rachel Maddow Show"- Transcript: Selma Anniversary
March 2, 2015 Bridging the Divide: Observations on Race and Justice in America
Oct. 8, 2014 Butterfield Says Supreme Court Decision to Stay 4th Circuit Ruling Continues to Dismantle the Voting Rights Act
Oct. 1, 2014 Butterfield Praises Court of Appeals Ruling to Block Changes to North Carolina Voting Laws
Sept. 8, 2014 Approval of Memorial to Commemorate Slaves and Free Black Persons Who Fought in the American Revolution
July 25, 2014 Butterfield Applauds Former NC Supreme Court Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson on Appointment to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
July 2, 2014 Butterfield Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
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
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Fighting for Voting Rights
Sept. 9, 2013 The Congressional Black Caucus - African Americans and the Labor Movement
Aug. 16, 2013 The Hill - CBC Group Offers Voting Rights Changes
Aug. 12, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, Department of Justice - North Carolina Voter ID Law
July 26, 2013 Letter to Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina - Voter Information Verification Act
July 25, 2013 Butterfield Blasts NC Senate and Calls on House to Reject Anti-Voting Bill
Feb. 6, 2013 Butterfield Cosponsors the Voter Empowerment Act
Feb. 5, 2013 Butterfield Observes Black History Month and Cosponsors Resolution
June 12, 2012 Encore - Live Local. Live Small.
Feb. 23, 2012 Letter to Joel Simkhai, Founder and CEO Grindr LLC and Blendr LLC
Feb. 14, 2012 Letter to Mr. Tim Cook, Chief Executive Officer, Apple Inc.
Jan. 26, 2012 DeGette Joins Bipartisan Committee Leadership In Requesting Information From Google On New Privacy Policy
Nov. 26, 2011 Butterfield Says Republican's Sunday Night Legislative Session is Surreptitious
Nov. 21, 2011 Butterfield Disappointed in Craven County Commissioners Request for Voter ID Bill
Nov. 9, 2011 Letter to Lamar Smith, John Conyers, Daniel E. Lungren and Robert A. Brady
Nov. 3, 2011 Voter Suppression
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