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Barbara Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Barbara J. Lee
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 13, Democratic
First Elected: 04/07/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 13
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: 2 Children: Craig, Tony
Birth Date: 07/16/1946
Birth Place: El Paso, TX
Home City: Oakland, CA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
June 18, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Stands Up for the Voting Right Amendment 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 19, 2014 60 Years After Brown V. Board of Education
May 2, 2014 Members of the California Democratic Congressional Delegation Respond to Ongoing Racially Charged Remarks in Media
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations
April 7, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Delivers Remarks at National Civil Rights Museum Reopening, Commemorates Dr. King's Death
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
April 4, 2014 Co-Chairs of Congressional Caucus on Sudan and South Sudan on Executive Order for South Sudan Sanctions
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
Feb. 27, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Hails President Obama's New Initiative for Men of Color, 'My Brother's Keeper'
Dec. 24, 2013 Letter to Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the Republic of South Sudan - Violence and Security in South Sudan
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Aug. 24, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Aug. 6, 2013 Congresswoman Lee Marks 48th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 24, 2013 Congresswoman Lee Responds to President Obama's Speech on Rebuilding Cornerstones of Middle Class
June 27, 2013 Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights
June 25, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Responds to Voting Rights Act Ruling
June 18, 2013 Rep. Yoho Co-Sponsors Bipartisan LIBERT-E Act
May 23, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Responds to President Obama's Call for AUMF Repeal, Introduces Legislation Creating Greater Oversight of Drones
May 8, 2013 Progressive Caucus Holds Hearing on Implications of U.S. Drone Policy
April 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Prioritize Human Rights in Mexico
April 24, 2013 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
March 11, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Drones
March 5, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee's Blog - Section 5 of Voting Rights Act Must Be Protected
Feb. 27, 2013 Shelby v. Holder and the Voting Rights Act
Feb. 14, 2013 Protect Voting Rights of All Americans
Feb. 4, 2013 Congresswoman Lee Issues Black History Month Statement
Jan. 22, 2013 Pitts and Lee Lead Bipartisan Resolution Marking 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation
Jan. 19, 2013 Congresswoman Lee Issues Martin Luther King Jr. Day Statement
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
June 25, 2012 Lee Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Arizona Immigration Law
April 16, 2012 Congressional Black Caucus: The Trayvon Martin Case and Justice and Mourning the Passing of John Payton
March 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
March 19, 2012 Outcry for Syria
March 1, 2012 Directing Office of Historian to Compile Oral Histories from Members Involved in Alabama Civil Rights Movement Marches
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. 4, 2011 Voter Suppression
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
Sept. 23, 2011 CAPAC Members Hold Historic First Meeting with President Obama
July 19, 2011 The Fundamental Right to Vote
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