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Chuck Grassley's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. Senate (IA) - Sr, Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
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June 9, 2016 Leahy, Grassley Work Protect Innocent Americans from Abusive Asset Forfeiture Practices
May 16, 2016 Administration's Directive to Public Schools on Bathrooms, Transgender Students
March 18, 2016 Letter to Christy McCormick, Comissioner and Brian Newby, Executive Director, US Election Assistance Commission- Independent Voting Agency
Feb. 11, 2016 IRS Whistleblower Office Makes Progress in Fighting Tax Fraud
Feb. 9, 2016 Grassley Remarks at Sentencing Reform Briefing with Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration
Jan. 4, 2016 Grassley Statement on President Obama's Executive Gun Control Proposal
Dec. 10, 2015 Grassley-Leahy Bill Improves Disclosure & Review Process for FBI Whistleblowers
Dec. 9, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Grassley, Hearing on Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Nov. 12, 2015 Grassley Statement on President's Possible Attempt to Move GITMO Detainees to U.S. Soil
Nov. 5, 2015 Grassley Presses to Stop Taxpayer Funding for Syrian Refugees Until National Security Concerns are Addressed
Oct. 27, 2015 Grassley Sponsors NOAA Sexual Harassment Prevention Bill Following Alleged Misconduct
Oct. 23, 2015 Grassley on Lack of Accountability in IRS Targeting Scandal
Sept. 9, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Grassley, Hearing on Reforming the Electronic Communications Privacy Act
July 23, 2015 Goodlatte, Conyers, Grassley, Johnson Concerned About New Opinion that Denies Records to Inspectors General, Blocks Oversight, and Circumvents Congressional Intent
July 15, 2015 Letter to Francis Curry, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization - Lisbon Revisions Threaten Market Access, Undermine Trademark Rights around the Globe
July 15, 2015 Letter to Francis Gurry, World Intellectual Property Organization - Revisions to the Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin
July 8, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Going Dark: Encryption, Technology, and the Balance Between Public Safety and Privacy
May 31, 2015 Grassley Statement After Senate Begins Consideration of USA FREEDOM Act
May 23, 2015 Working to Balance National Security and Civil Liberties
May 22, 2015 USA Patriot Act
May 13, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Protecting the Constitutional Right to Counsel for Indigents Charged with Misdemeanors
March 18, 2015 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General, and Sally Quillian Yates - Reports of Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Deploying Cell Phone Tracking Technology of Behalf of Federal Intelligence Agencies
March 18, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - The Impact of Abusive Patent Litigation Practices on the American Economy
Feb. 10, 2015 Heitkamp, Blunt, Murray and Grassley Lead Bipartisan Call on EPA to Provide Certainty to Biodiesel Workers
Jan. 22, 2015 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States of America - Use of Radar Technology to Look Inside Private Homes
Dec. 23, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States and Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Cell Phone Tracking Program
Oct. 30, 2014 Letter to Jim Herrman, Haweye District Manager at the US Postal Service, and Rick Pivovar, Central Plains District Manager at the US Postal Service - Ensuring All Absentee Ballots Are Counted
Sept. 30, 2014 Grassley Comments on First Amendment Case between Washington Times and Department of Homeland Security
Sept. 19, 2014 The Scoop: Protecting Freedom of Speech
June 25, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - The Voting Rights Act
June 3, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Examining a Constitutional Amendment to Restore Democracy to the American People
March 5, 2014 Executive Session
March 4, 2014 Blog: Crossing the Line on FDA Employee Monitoring
March 4, 2014 Supreme Court Upholds Whistleblower Protections for Contractors and Subcontractors
Feb. 26, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Limitless Surveillance at the FDA: Protecting the Rights of Federal Whistleblowers
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - FCC's Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs
Feb. 12, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - The Report of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board on Reforms to the Section 215 Telephone Records Program and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Jan. 22, 2014 Striking the Right Balance
Jan. 17, 2014 Grassley Comments on President Obama's Speech on NSA Surveillance Activities
Oct. 2, 2013 Oversight of FISA Intelligence Gathering Authorities
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Inspector General Charles McCullough III, Director of National Intelligence - Surveillance Authorities
Sept. 16, 2013 Protecting the Rights of Reporters, Ensuring the Protection of National Security
July 23, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 19, 2013 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - FBI Drone Surveillance
May 16, 2013 Letter to J. Russel George, Inspector General for Tax Administration - Investigate Leak Of Non-Profits' Confidential Tax Information
May 13, 2013 Grassley Comments on Justice Department Secretly Gathering Unprecedented Number of Telephone Records of AP Reporters
May 10, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - Key Whistleblower Protections
April 16, 2013 IRS on Accessing Taxpayer Emails
March 12, 2013 Grassley Statement on Inspector General report on the Operations of the Voting Section of the Civil Rights Division
Feb. 8, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Legal Justifications To Kill American Citizens Using Drones
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