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Jan Schakowsky's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 9, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
Date Title
Aug. 18, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Make Tibet a Priority in Final Months in Office
Aug. 5, 2016 Schakowsky Statement on the 51st Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
June 24, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Gayle Smith, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development - Support LGBT Rights Around the World
June 9, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expand LGBT Protections in the Trans-Pacific Partnership
May 19, 2016 Schakowsky Statement on the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Funding Bill
May 11, 2016 House Delegation Introduces Religious Freedom Bill
May 9, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary of State - Dominican Republic Elections
April 28, 2016 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act
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 20, 2016 Letter to President Obama - Make Federal Government "Model Employer" With Fair Chance Hiring Policies
April 20, 2016 Democracy Spring: Money in Politics
April 20, 2016 Letter to John King, Jr., Secretary of Education in the US Department of Education- Bipartisan Congressional Taskforce Raises Campus Anti-Semitism Concerns with New Education Secretary
April 15, 2016 Letter to John King Jr., Secretary of the Department of Education - Campus Anti-Semitism Concerns
April 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jenny R. Yang, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Eliminate Wage Gap
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - LGBT Immigrants
March 8, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - Berta Caceres
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
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel
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
Oct. 9, 2015 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State - Call for Continued U.S. Support Ahead of Haiti Elections
Aug. 6, 2015 Schakowsky Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
July 29, 2015 Schakowsky, Durbin Introduce Legislation to Increase Competition and Lower Costs in Medicare Part D
July 28, 2015 Schakowsky Statement on Eleanor Smith Inclusive Home Design Act
July 24, 2015 Schakowsky Statement on the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
July 9, 2015 Confederate Flag
July 9, 2015 Schakowsky Floor Speech Opposing Republican Support for the Confederate Battle Flag
June 30, 2015 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Conditions in Mexico
May 21, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Potential Targeting of Federal Employees
April 24, 2015 Schakowsky, Deutch Lead Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Iranian Government Persecution of Baha'i Minority
March 7, 2015 The Pilgrimage in Selma to Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act: An Opportunity to Look Back and Forward
March 3, 2015 Letter to King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques - Human Rights Advocacy
Jan. 19, 2015 Schakowsky Statement on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day & the Fight for Voting Rights
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Privacy
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: LGBT Equality
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Civil and Human Rights
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Online Protection
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Democracy and Voting Rights
Nov. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Funding to Protect LGBT Human Rights Globally
July 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Vietnam Must End Human Rights Abuses Before Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership
July 2, 2014 Schakowsky Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 28, 2014 More Than 100 Members of Congress Urge Action on Human Rights in Honduras
May 22, 2014 USA FREEDOM Act
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 7, 2014 Colombian Workers Continue to Face Widespread Violence, Human Rights Violations, Members of Congress Hear From New Report
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
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