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André Carson's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: André D. Carson
Office: U.S. House (IN) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 03/11/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Primary May 6, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mariama; 1 Child: Salimah
Birth Date: 10/16/1974
Birth Place: Indianapolis, IN
Home City: Center Township, IN
Religion: Islam
Date Title
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs
Aug. 20, 2014 E-Newsletter: Protecting Voting Rights
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 28, 2014 Congressman Carson on the Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
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
Feb. 28, 2014 Blog: Fifty Years Later: Honoring the Civil Rights Act
July 31, 2013 Carson Calls on Local Communities to Engage Young People in Aftermath of Trayvon Martin Case
June 27, 2013 Voting Rights Act
June 24, 2013 Carson Statement Regarding Supreme Court's Decision on Voting Rights Act
Oct. 5, 2012 Big Win for Democracy
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
Sept. 4, 2012 Protecting Our Fundamental Right to Vote
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
June 1, 2012 Murfreesboro Islamic Center
Nov. 9, 2011 Letter to Lamar Smith, John Conyers, Daniel E. Lungren and Robert A. Brady
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
July 19, 2011 Voter Suppression and Voter ID
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
March 10, 2011 Carson Statement on Rep. King Hearing
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren - End Discrimination for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Binational Families
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Aug. 28, 2008 Carson Statement on 45th Anniversary of the March on Washington
June 19, 2008 Carson Joins LBGT Equality Caucus
March 6, 2008 Indianapolis Star - "Carson vs. Elrod"
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