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Jackie Speier's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Karen 'Jackie' Lorraine Jacqueline Speier
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 14, Democratic
First Elected: 04/08/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 14
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Barry; 2 Children: Jackson, Stephanie
Birth Date: 05/14/1950
Birth Place: San Francisco, CA
Home City: San Francisco, CA
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
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 70 Representatives Urge President to Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
Aug. 18, 2013 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: Surveillance Programs and Military Sexual Assault
Aug. 16, 2013 Congresswoman Speier Statement On NSA Privacy Violations
Aug. 9, 2013 Statement On 25th Anniversary Of The Civil Liberties Act Of 1988
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 1, 2013 The Hill - Lawmaker: Reopen Probe Into Gen. Allen, Jill Kelley Emails
June 30, 2013 USA Today - Lawmaker: Pentagon Probe Of General's E-Mails Faulty
June 7, 2013 Statement: Congresswoman Jackie Speier on National Security Agency Surveillance
May 17, 2013 Letter to Advisory Board Members, U.S. Department of Justice - Anti-Sikh Hate Crime Status
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
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
May 8, 2012 Reps. Nadler, Maloney, Speier, Davis & Advocates Announce Legislation Protecting Pregnant Workers from Discrimination
May 1, 2012 CAPAC Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
March 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
Jan. 26, 2012 DeGette Joins Bipartisan Committee Leadership In Requesting Information From Google On New Privacy Policy
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
April 1, 2011 The Advocate - Reps Speak Out on Gay Immigration
March 11, 2011 The Hill - Practicing Guilt by Association
Feb. 14, 2011 Speier Statement Opposing Patriot Act Extension
Aug. 12, 2010 Speier Praises Judge's Decision to Lift Stay On Same-Sex Marriages
Aug. 4, 2010 Speier Applauds Judge's Ruling Declaring Proposition 8 Unconstitutional
June 28, 2010 Speier Statement on Supreme Court's UC Hastings Decision
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To The Honorable President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren
Feb. 1, 2010 Letter To Mr. Robert Mazzuca, Chief Scout Executive, Boy Scouts of America
June 3, 2009 Rep. Speier Introduces Shirley Tan To Senate Judiciary Committee
June 3, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - The Uniting American Families Act: Addressing Inequality in Federal Immigration Law
May 15, 2008 Rep. Speier on California Supreme Court's Ruling on Marriage Equality
April 23, 2008 Remarks on the Observance of the 93rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Commitment to Equality
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