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Adam Schiff's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Adam B. Schiff
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 28, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 28
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Eve; 2 Children: Alexa, Elijah
Birth Date: 06/22/1960
Birth Place: Framingham, MA
Home City: Burbank, CA
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Issue Position: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
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 2, 2014 The Washington Post - A New Proposal to Force Transparency on Drones
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 25, 2014 The Hill - OVERNIGHT TECH: Obama administration, House Intelligence leaders unveil NSA reform plans
March 11, 2014 Rep. Schiff: Administration Must Provide Post-9/11 Detention and Interrogation Report to Congress and American Public
Feb. 7, 2014 Rep. Schiff Statement on FISA Court Approval of Limits on NSA Telephone Metadata Program
Jan. 23, 2014 Rep. Schiff Statement on PCLOB Report Urging End of Metadata Program: "Spells Final End of Government's Bulk Collection"
Jan. 18, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: National Security Agency
Sept. 20, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: FISA Courts
Aug. 9, 2013 Rep. Schiff Praises Steps for Further Transparency of FISA Court - Renews Call to Restructure Metadata Program
Aug. 4, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: Al-Qaeda Planning Attack
Aug. 2, 2013 One Year After Oak Creek Attacks, Members of Congress Commend FBI and Department of Justice for Groundbreaking Decision to Begin Tracking Hate Crimes Against Sikh, Hindu and Arab-Americans
July 31, 2013 Rep. Schiff Praises Declassification of Metadata Program Documents, Pushes for Greater Transparency and Reforms
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 17, 2013 Rep. Schiff To Introduce Legislation Requiring Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Judges to be Nominated by the President and Confirmed by the Senate
July 3, 2013 Blog: Washington Update: July 3. 2013
June 25, 2013 Rep. Schiff: Deeply Disappointed in Supreme Court Decision Striking Down Part of Voting Rights Act
June 20, 2013 Reps. Schiff and Rokita Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Declassify Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Opinions
June 20, 2013 Reps. Rokita and Schiff Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Declassify Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Opinions
June 5, 2013 Rep. Schiff Applauds Release of West Hollywood Filmmaker Tim Tracy from Venezuelan Prison
May 3, 2013 Rep. Schiff Statement on World Press Freedom Day
April 20, 2013 Rep. Schiff: Administration Acting Properly in Boston Marathon Bombing Case, Should Resist Calls to Treat as Enemy Combatant
April 18, 2013 Rep. Schiff Statement on Voting Against Final Passage of CISPA
April 17, 2013 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
April 17, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 624, Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
Feb. 26, 2013 Citizens United Decision Deeply Flawed
Sept. 13, 2012 Pasadena Journal - New Voter Suppression Laws Threaten to Turn Back the Clock
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 11, 2012 Rep. Schiff Statement of LGBT Pride Month
May 3, 2012 Pence and Schiff Issue Statement on World Press Freedom Day
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
June 1, 2011 Schiff Condemns Murder of Pakistani Journalist
May 23, 2011 Congressional Freedom of the Press Caucus on World Press Freedom
Dec. 15, 2009 House Passes Daniel Pearl Freedom Of The Press Act
June 11, 2009 House Passes Daniel Pearl Freedom Of The Press Act In State Department Authorization Bill
June 10, 2009 Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2010 And 2011
May 4, 2009 World Press Freedom Day
Oct. 27, 2008 Schiff Receives High Marks on Voting Record
July 17, 2008 Hearing of the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommitee of the House Judiciary Committee - From the Department of Justice to Guantanamo Bay: Administration Lawyers and Administration Interrogation Rules, Part V
Jan. 19, 2007 Honoring the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Oct. 13, 2006 Letter to President of Turkmenistan Saparmurat Niyazov
June 29, 2006 Voting Rights Act Reauthorization
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