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Patrick Leahy's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
July 15, 2016 Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act Passes Senate
July 14, 2016 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On the Introduction of the Automatic Voter Registration Act of 2016
July 14, 2016 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On Recent Developments in Honduras
July 14, 2016 Leahy & Senate Dems Introduce Bill To Increase Voter Participation
July 14, 2016 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On Another Environmental Activist Assassinated in Honduras
July 12, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary: FOIA at Fifty: Has the Sunshine Law's Promise Been Fulfilled? - Leahy Opening Statement
July 12, 2016 Opening Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy - Judiciary Committee Hearing On The Freedom Of Information Act
June 28, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary- "Willful Blindness: Consequences of Agency Efforts To Deemphasize Radical Islam in Combating Terrorism," Opening Statement
June 22, 2016 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On McCain Amendment 4787 to the CJS Appropriations Bill
June 16, 2016 Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2016
June 14, 2016 Leahy Reax On Court Decision TODAY Upholding FCC's Open Internet Rules, On Net Neutrality
June 14, 2016 National Defense Authorization Bill
June 13, 2016 House Passage of S. the Foia Improvement Act of 2015
June 9, 2016 Letter to President Barack Obama- Halt Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children
June 9, 2016 Leahy, Grassley Work Protect Innocent Americans from Abusive Asset Forfeiture Practices
May 25, 2016 Technology Companies & Privacy Advocates Urge Senate Judiciary Committee To Support Digital
May 23, 2016 Senate Passes Shaheen-Blumenthal-Leahy Legislation to Empower Survivors of Sexual Assault
May 10, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Ranking Member Leahy's Statement on "Oversight and Reauthorization of the FISA Amendment Act: The Balance Between National Security, Privacy and Civil Liberties"
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John King, Secretary of the US Department of Education - Urge to Clarify Legal Protections for LGBT Students
April 27, 2016 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) On House Passage of the Bipartisan Email Privacy Act April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016 Sen. Burr Introduces Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act
April 26, 2016 Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee, On the Federal District Court Decision Upholding North Carolina's Restrictive Voting Law
April 13, 2016 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee, Hearing on "The Distortion of EB-5 Targeted Employment Areas: Time to End the Abuse"
April 12, 2016 Letter to Adam Silver, Commissioner, National Basketball Association - Anti-LGBTQ measure
March 24, 2016 Leahy, Sanders And Welch Commend The Social Security Administration For New Steps To Treat Same-Sex Couples Fairly
March 16, 2016 Accountability Within the Nigerian Military
March 15, 2016 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act Of 2015
March 7, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015
Feb. 11, 2016 Remarks of Senator Patrick Leahy United States Institute of Peace "Workshop on Leveraging U.S. Security Assistance to Prevent and Redress Human Rights Violations"
Jan. 28, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Leahy, Executive Business Meeting
Jan. 20, 2016 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), on Consideration of the "American SAFE Act"
Dec. 17, 2015 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On The One Year Anniversary of the Release of Alan Gross
Dec. 17, 2015 Rejecting Hateful Rhetoric
Dec. 17, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Concerning Voter Registration Opportunities
Dec. 10, 2015 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Dec. 10, 2015 Senate Judiciary Committee Adopts Leahy Amendment Confirming that the U.S. "Must Not Bar Individuals…Based on Their Religion"
Dec. 9, 2015 Opening Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy -- SJC Oversight Hearing with FBI Director Comey
Dec. 9, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Leahy, Hearing on Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Dec. 8, 2015 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On the Conference Report to the Every Student Succeeds Act
Dec. 7, 2015 Leahy Statement on America's History of Religious Tolerance and Respect for Personal Freedoms
Dec. 3, 2015 Supporting the Coffee Farmers in The Democratic Republic Of The Congo
Dec. 1, 2015 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy on Recognizing Past Crimes Against Humanity in Indonesia
Dec. 1, 2015 Recognizing Past Crimes Against Humanity in Indonesia
Nov. 20, 2015 Our Enemy Is ISIS, Not Refugees Fleeing ISIS
Nov. 19, 2015 Senate Floor Remarks of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) As he And Senator Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) Object to the Sudden Bid by Senator Cruz to Bring his Anti-Refugee Bill to an Immediate Senate Vote
Nov. 18, 2015 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On the Need to Support Refugees Fleeing Violence
Nov. 12, 2015 Sens. Franken, Leahy Urge President Obama to Take Action Against Forced Arbitration Clauses That Strip Away Americans' Rights
Nov. 11, 2015 Letter to His Excellency, Nicolas Maduro, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela - Calling for Transparent and Democratic Legislative Elections in Venezuela
Nov. 10, 2015 Relating to Provisions of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014
Nov. 10, 2015 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy on the Detention of Hossam Bahgat
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