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Bill Nelson, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. Senate (FL) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
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
Nov. 18, 2016 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice - Regarding Florida's Potential Violation of the Driver's Privacy Protection Act of 1994
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
June 21, 2016 Ayotte Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Stop Terrorists from Getting Firearms, Keep Americans Safe
March 9, 2016 Freedom for Bob Levinson
Dec. 17, 2015 Puerto Rico
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
Aug. 6, 2015 Sen. Nelson on 50th anniversary of Voting Rights Act
June 1, 2015 USA Freedom Act of 2015
May 11, 2015 Freedom for Bob Levison
March 26, 2015 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016
Feb. 25, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
Jan. 29, 2015 Keystone XL Pipeline Act
Oct. 8, 2014 Voter ID Laws Put Price on Voting and Hurt Turnout, GAO Finds
July 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Deep Concern over Deterioration of Democracy, Rule of Law, Human Rights in Venezuela
Sept. 9, 2013 Senate Resolution 218--Honoring the Legacy of A. Philip Randolph and Saluting His Efforts on Behalf of the People of the United States for Form "A More Perfect Union"
March 11, 2013 Cuban Democracy Advocate Accepts Nelson Invite to Meet Congress
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to Raúl Castro, President of the Republic of Cuba - Release Alan Gross
Feb. 21, 2012 Senators Seek Study on Voter Laws
Jan. 26, 2012 Disapproval of the President's Exercise of Authority to Increase the Debt Limit
Dec. 16, 2011 Resolving Issues and Voting Rights
Nov. 3, 2011 Senator Calls for Feds to Investigate State Voting Laws
May 3, 2011 St. Petersburg Times - Legislature Has No Right Making it Harder to Vote
Feb. 15, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Working at the United Nations to Establish an Independent Human Rights Monitor on Iran
Dec. 17, 2010 Letter to Susan E. Rice, United States Ambassador, United Nations
Sept. 11, 2009 Remembering Senator Edward M. Kennedy
May 4, 2009 Tribute To Jack Kemp
Nov. 10, 2008 Nelson Seeks to Expand Successful Internet Voting Program
Oct. 20, 2008 Letter to Charles Joseph Crist, Jr., Governor of Florida, Re: Blocking of Fed Study of Seniors Access to Voting Booth
June 6, 2008 Congress Confronted With Major Election Reform
April 3, 2008 The Statement of U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson On the Eve Marking 40 Years Since the Murder of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.:
March 27, 2008 Senator: Citizens Should be Given Direct Power to Select Nominees and Elect the President
Jan. 18, 2008 Martin Luther King Day
Dec. 4, 2007 Hearing in Voting Rights Case
Oct. 17, 2007 FISA
Oct. 4, 2007 Lawmakers Sue to Protect Right to Vote
Sept. 6, 2007 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Aug. 14, 2006 e-Briefs
Aug. 1, 2006 Nelson, Others, Watch, Wait for News from Cuba
July 20, 2006 Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendsments Act of 2006
Jan. 31, 2006 Honoring the Life of Coretta Scott King
Dec. 19, 2005 USA Patriot Act
Oct. 25, 2005 Honoring the Life of and Expressing Condolencesof the Senate on the Passing of Rosa Parks
June 16, 2004 Florida Voting Rolls
May 11, 2004 Panel II of a Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Allegations of Mistreatment of Iraqi Prisoners
Feb. 25, 2003 Additional Statements - Black History Month
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