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

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 9, Democratic
Date Title
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
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
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Nov. 13, 2013 Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013
Aug. 28, 2013 Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Aug. 6, 2013 Statement on the 48th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
Aug. 1, 2013 Terry, Schakowsky Announce Bipartisan Privacy Working Group
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 4, 2013 Statement on Independence Day
June 12, 2013 Statement on Reports of National Security Agency's Surveillance Programs
May 17, 2013 Letter to Advisory Board Members, U.S. Department of Justice - Anti-Sikh Hate Crime Status
May 14, 2013 The Daily Herald - Suburban Lawmakers Want Answers in AP Scandal
April 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Prioritize Human Rights in Mexico
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
April 18, 2013 Rep. Schakowsky Voted Against the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
April 17, 2013 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
April 16, 2013 Hearing of the House Rules Committee - Remarks on Amendment to CISPA
April 10, 2013 Statement on Voting Against the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
March 18, 2013 50 Years Later, We Must Work to Fulfill the Promise of Gideon
Sept. 12, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
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
April 19, 2012 The Holocaust
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
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 Rep.Schakowsky Joins 132 House Members to Challenge 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
Oct. 17, 2011 Quigley, Gutierrez, Schakowsky Hold Hearing on Same-Sex Marriage
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
March 17, 2011 The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire: Highlighting the Need for Workers' Rights
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
Feb. 14, 2011 Extending Counterterrorism Authorities
Dec. 1, 2010 Schakowsky's Statement on Passage of Civil Unions in Illinois
May 20, 2010 Schakowsky's Statement on Rand Paul's Civil Rights Act Remarks
Feb. 1, 2010 Letter To Mr. Robert Mazzuca, Chief Scout Executive, Boy Scouts of America
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