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Chris Coons' Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
March 28, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Defeat House GOP-Led Effort to Curtail Civil Rights of Americans with Disabilities
Dec. 5, 2017 Senators Demand Review of Federal and State Laws that Discriminate Against those with HIV/AIDS
Oct. 20, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Nikki Haley, United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations - Young, Merkley Lead Bipartisan Letter Calling for Action on Burma Crisis
Sept. 28, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State, and the Honorable Mark Green, Administrator of US Agency for International Development - Safety and Accountability for Burmese Rohingya People
Aug. 18, 2017 Letter to Elaine Duke, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - After Charlottesville Attack, Senators Press DHS on Trump Administration's De-emphasis of Domestic Terrorism Efforts
Aug. 14, 2017 Sen. Coons to Hugh Hewitt: "At the greatest moments of American progress, our faith has helped pull us together"
Aug. 14, 2017 Sen. Coons on Pres. Trump: "He's really failed to step up to the plate."
July 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - Senate Democrats Urge HUD Secretary Ben Carson to Restore Resources That Protect LGBTQ From Housing Discrimination
June 19, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Colleagues Urge Administration to Press Egyptian President on Human Rights, Anti-NGO Law
June 15, 2017 Sen. Coons Celebrates Pride Month in Lambda Legal Keynote: "The Remarkable Progress We'Ve Made so Far Must Give Us Hope... to Face the Obstacles Ahead."
June 3, 2017 Statement by Senators McCain, Coons & Barrasso on Congressional Delegation Visit to Vietnam
May 22, 2017 Delaware Online - A Less Divided America Starts with Promoting Inclusiveness at Home
May 16, 2017 Senators Lankford, Coons, and Rubio Introduce Resolution Promoting Religious Freedom
May 12, 2017 Senators Lankford, Coons, and Rubio Introduce Resolution Promoting Religious Freedom
May 3, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Prioritize Democracy, Human Rights, in U.S. Foreign Policy
May 3, 2017 Carper, Coons Re-Introduce Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation
May 1, 2017 Sen. Coons' Statement on Pres. Trump'S White House Invitation to Rodrigo Duterte
May 1, 2017 Wall Street Journal - Every Senator Agrees the U.N. Must Change
April 27, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations - Anti-Israel Bias at the UN
March 7, 2017 Letter to John Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeff Sessions, Attorney General of the United States, James Comey, FBI Director - Address Threats to Jewish Institutions Across the Country
Feb. 23, 2017 Senator Coons' Statement on President Trump's Withdrawal of Agency Guidance on Transgender Student Protections
Jan. 13, 2017 Senator Coons Announces Opposition to Senator Sessions' Nomination for Attorney General
Dec. 8, 2016 Senators' Legislation Would Help States Improve Access to Voting
Dec. 8, 2016 Blumenthal-Sponsored Legislation Would Help States Improve Access to Voting
Nov. 30, 2016 Bipartisan Senators Question Rush to Expand DOJ Hacking Authority Without Congressional Oversight
Nov. 17, 2016 Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill Would Delay Changes to Government Hacking Powers
Oct. 25, 2016 Letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committee - Call to Remove Section 1094 of the National Defense Authorization Act
July 14, 2016 Second Circuit Ruling Gives Data Privacy Bill Momentum in Congress
June 24, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Gayle Smith, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development - Support LGBT Rights Around the World
June 9, 2016 Letter to President Barack Obama - Halt Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John King, Secretary of the US Department of Education - Urge to Clarify Legal Protections for LGBT Students
Feb. 23, 2016 Delaware News Journal - Fifty Years Later, Our March for Equality and Justice Continues
Feb. 12, 2016 U.S. Senators Introduce Bipartisan Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2016
Dec. 1, 2015 Senators Coons, Markey, Baldwin Fight Discrimination Against Those with HIV/AIDS
Nov. 11, 2015 Letter to His Excellency, Nicolas Maduro, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela - Calling for Transparent and Democratic Legislative Elections in Venezuela
Aug. 13, 2015 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, Secretary of State - Treatment of Dominican-born Individuals of Haitian Descent in the Dominican Republic
July 27, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Focus on Political Reform, Human Rights during U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue
June 24, 2015 Leahy, Durbin, Coons & House Tri-Caucus Leaders Introduce Legislation To Restore and Advance The Voting Rights Act
June 24, 2015 Senator Coons introduces bill to restore the Voting Rights Act
May 20, 2015 Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act
April 28, 2015 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
March 17, 2015 Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 --- Continued
March 17, 2015 Senator Coons Statement on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act Introduction
Jan. 4, 2015 CBS: Face the Nation - Transcripts January 4, 2015: Schumer, Coons, Cummings
Dec. 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General, and Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Government Program Tracking Phones Invades Privacy, Could Violate U.S. Constitution
Nov. 17, 2014 Senate to Vote on Historic Bill to Ban Bulk Data Collection
Sept. 18, 2014 Senator Coons Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Protect Americans' Electronic Privacy
Sept. 10, 2014 Coons, Kirk Launch Senate Human Rights Caucus
July 16, 2014 Senator Coons Participates in Roundtable on Voting Rights Protections
June 26, 2014 Juneteenth Remembrance
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