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Alcee Hastings, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 20, Democratic
Date Title
Dec. 18, 2017 Letter to Vice President Mike Pence - Reps. Deutch, Cicilline, Hill Lead 71 Members Pushing Vice President Mike Pence to Address Human Rights in Egypt
Dec. 15, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Answers on Disciplinary Protections for Minority Students
Nov. 30, 2017 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Chairman Crowley, House Democrats Urge Republicans to Hold Hearings on the Rise of Hate Crimes
Aug. 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Jeff Sessions, Attorney General and The Hon. Elaine Duke, Acting Secretary - Call for Swift Action by DOJ and DHS to Counter Threats Posed by White Supremacist and Neo-Nazi Groups
Aug. 15, 2017 Hastings Blasts Trump on Defending Initial Comments on Charlottesville
July 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Concerns About Student Civil Rights
May 1, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security - Urging Sec. of Homeland Security to Combat Hate Groups
Feb. 8, 2017 Letter to Donald Trump, President of the United States - Investigate Voter Suppression and Disenfranchisement in the 2016 Presidential Election
Dec. 5, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama - Protect Immigrants' Private Data
Aug. 25, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, Secretary of State, and the Hon. Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - Urging Support for Venezuelan People
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
May 4, 2016 Hastings Marks the 55th Anniversary of the Freedom Rides
April 28, 2016 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act
April 20, 2016 Letter to President Obama - Make Federal Government "Model Employer" With Fair Chance Hiring Policies
April 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jenny R. Yang, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Eliminate Wage Gap
April 5, 2016 Hastings' Statement on Discriminatory LGBT Mississippi Law
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - LGBT Immigrants
Jan. 8, 2016 Murphy, Palm Beach County Delegation Introduce The Corey Jones Act
Dec. 9, 2015 Reintroduction of The Restoring The Partnership for County Health Care Costs Act of 2015
Dec. 3, 2015 Hastings' Statement on Passage of ESEA Reauthorization
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel
Oct. 9, 2015 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State - Call for Continued U.S. Support Ahead of Haiti Elections
Sept. 22, 2015 Hastings Celebrates National Voter Registration Day
Aug. 26, 2015 Hastings' Statement on the 95th Anniversary of the Adoption of the 19th Amendment
Aug. 19, 2015 Hastings' Statement on the Passing of Former Congressman Louis Stokes
Aug. 16, 2015 Hastings' Statement on the Passing of Dr. Julian Bond
Aug. 7, 2015 Hastings Urges the National Black Chamber Of Commerce to Cut Ties With Polluters
Aug. 6, 2015 The Sun-Sentinel - Democrats Fighting for Spirit of Voting Rights Act
Aug. 6, 2015 Hastings' Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
June 30, 2015 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Conditions in Mexico
June 25, 2015 Reps. Hastings, Engel, Lewis, Frankel, Wilson, Wasserman Schultz, Deutch, Lowey, Lowenthal, Zeldin and Love Host Black and Jewish Members of Congress Breakfast
May 20, 2015 In Support of the Tom Lantos Foundation for Human Rights Annual Solidarity Sabbath
April 14, 2015 Equality Means Business' Report on the Link Between Economic Competitiveness & Workplace Equal Opportunity in Florida
March 31, 2015 Hastings' Statement on Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act
March 23, 2015 Hastings and Schweikert Wish the People of Tunisia a Happy National Day
March 19, 2015 Hastings Urges Passage of Voter Empowerment Act
March 3, 2015 Letter to King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques - Human Rights Advocacy
March 2, 2015 Representatives Hastings & Dold Introduce Resolution to Combat the Rise of Anti-Semitism in Europe
Feb. 24, 2015 Hastings Introduces Resolution Designating August 6th as "National Voting Rights Day"
Feb. 24, 2015 Introducing a Resolution Designating August 6th as National Voting Rights Day
Feb. 24, 2015 Introducing the African Descent Affairs Act in Recognition of the International Decade for People of African Descent
Feb. 5, 2015 Reintroducing the Lena Horne Recognition Act of 2015
Jan. 31, 2015 Hastings' Statement in Recognition of African American History Month
Jan. 30, 2015 Hastings Supports Legislation Designed to Promote LGBT Human Rights Overseas
Jan. 19, 2015 Hastings Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan. 7, 2015 Hastings' Statement on Fatal Shooting in Paris
Dec. 10, 2014 Introducing the African Descent Affaris Act in Recognitions of the International Decade for People of African Descent
Dec. 1, 2014 Hastings' Statement in Commemoration of Rosa Parks
Oct. 21, 2014 Hastings Denounces Supreme Court Decision to Allow Texas to Enforce New Voter ID Law
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