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Yvette Clarke's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Yvette Diane Clarke
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Working Families, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 11/21/1964
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Home City: Brooklyn, NY
Date Title
Issue Position: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Issue Position: LGBT Rights and Protection
Aug. 20, 2014 Mother of Ramarley Graham, Supporters Deliver Thousands of Petitions Demanding U.S. AG Holder & Preet Bharara Open Full DOJ Investigation
July 2, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Commemorates the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
April 30, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on Review of Military Hairstyles
April 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations
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
March 26, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Speech on Ending Racial and Religious Profiling
March 20, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on Court Decision to Disenfranchise Voters
March 18, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on the F.D.N.Y.'s Settlement of Racial Discrimination Lawsuit
March 5, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Commends Mayor de Blasio's Decision to Maintain Ban on Racial Profiling
Jan. 30, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke Commends Settlement of Stop-and-Frisk Lawsuit
Jan. 17, 2014 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on Net Neutrality
Jan. 15, 2014 Homeland Security Subcommittee Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attack
Sept. 26, 2013 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on the Death of Civil Rights Activist Evelyn G. Lowery
Aug. 28, 2013 Congresswoman Clarke's Statement on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the March on Washing-ton
Aug. 8, 2013 Gillibrand, Velázquez, Clarke, Montgomery, Ortiz, Camara, New York Urban League, Urge Congress to Restore Voting Rights Act this Year in Wake of Supreme Court Decision that Gutted Key Provision at the Very Heart of the Law
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 22, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus
July 16, 2013 Rangel and Members of NYC Congressional Delegation Seek Thorough DOJ Investigation & Potential Prosecution of George Zimmerman for Civil Rights Violations
April 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Prioritize Human Rights in Mexico
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 19, 2012 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee - On the Domestic Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
June 7, 2012 U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke Hosted New York City Elected Officials on Capitol Hill for End Racial Profiling Advocacy Day
June 5, 2012 Politico - N.Y. Pols Head to Hill to Protest 'Stop and Frisk'
April 18, 2012 Rep. Yvette D. Clarke's Statement on Anti-Semitic Vandalism in Sheepshead Bay
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
March 28, 2012 SB 1070 Amicus Brief
March 16, 2012 U.S. Rep. Clarke Fighting for NYC Residents' Civil Liberties
Jan. 27, 2012 Rep. Yvette D. Clarke's Statement Regarding the NYPD's Anti-Muslim Video
Jan. 16, 2012 U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke Commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Dec. 2, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
Nov. 9, 2011 Letter to Lamar Smith, John Conyers, Daniel E. Lungren and Robert A. Brady
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. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
June 25, 2011 Rep. Yvette D. Clarke's Statement on New York Legalizing Gay Marriage
May 3, 2011 The Fight for Freedom Dinner
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
Aug. 27, 2010 Rep. Clarke's Celebrates the 47th Anniversary of Dr. King's "I have A Dream" Speech
March 16, 2010 Rep. Clarke Admonishes An Act Of Violence Against The LBGT Community
Feb. 25, 2010 Rep. Clarke Votes 'NO' On Bill That Reauthorizes The Patriot Act
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren - End Discrimination for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Binational Families
Feb. 1, 2010 Rep. Clarke Releases Statement On Anti- Semitic Literature Found In Park Slope
Feb. 1, 2010 Letter To Mr. Robert Mazzuca, Chief Scout Executive, Boy Scouts of America
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Foreign Discrimination Against LGBT Community
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
April 1, 2009 Hearing of the Intelligence, Information Sharing and Terrorism Risk Assessment Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - The Future of Fusion Centers: Potential Promise and Dangers
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