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Gregory Meeks' Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Gregory W. Meeks
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 02/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Simone-Marie; 3 Children: Ebony, Aja, Nia-Aiyana
Birth Date: 09/25/1953
Birth Place: New York City
Home City: Far Rockaway, NY
Religion: African Methodist Episcopal
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
Jan. 17, 2014 U.S. Rep Meeks Statement on National Security Agency (NSA) Reforms Proposed by President Obama
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Reform Surveillance Programs, Increase Oversight
Aug. 12, 2013 We are Now One Step Closer to Revoking the Illegal Practices of Stop-And-Frisk that have Amounted to Awful Attacks on our Communities
July 20, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Civil Rights and Racial Profiling
July 19, 2013 U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Welcomes President Obama's Remarks on Race
July 13, 2013 Statement of U.S. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks on the Jury Verdict in the Shooting Death of Trayvon Martin
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
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Aug. 18, 2011 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Statement on Syria
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
Nov. 29, 2010 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Convenes Subcommittee Hearing on Investments Tied to Genocide: Sudan Divestment and Beyond
June 10, 2009 Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2010 And 2011
March 31, 2009 Congressman Gregory Meeks on the Passage of the Federal Media Shield Law
Feb. 1, 2009 Congressman Gregory Meeks Statement On Black History Month
April 4, 2008 MSNBC "Hardball With Chris Matthews" - Transcript
March 1, 2007 Black History Month
Feb. 14, 2007 CNN Paula Zahn Now-Transcript
Oct. 27, 2005 Honoring the Legacy of Rosa Parks and Judge Constance Baker Motley
Jan. 6, 2005 Counting Electoral Votes--Joint Session of the House and Senate Held Pursuant To the Provisions of Senate Concurrent Resolution 1
April 29, 2004 Paula Zahn Now - Transcript
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