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Sanford Bishop, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 2, Democratic
Date Title
July 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Concerns About Student Civil Rights
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
June 23, 2016 Congressman Bishop Statement On U.S. House Of Representatives Sit-In
May 19, 2016 Congressman Bishop Statement On FY 2017 MILCON/VA Appropriations Bill Passage
Feb. 11, 2016 Sanford Bishop Statement Regarding Black History Month
Jan. 17, 2016 Bishop Statement Regarding Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, Presidnet of the United States - Award Simeon Booker the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel
Aug. 21, 2015 Congressman Bishop Statement on the Passing of Louis Stokes
Aug. 17, 2015 Congressman Bishop Statement on the Passing of Julian Bond
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
March 24, 2015 Congressman Bishop Stands Up for Voting Rights
March 11, 2015 Congressman Bishop Statement on Anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday'
May 28, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement on the Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou
May 19, 2014 In Recognition of the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education
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
Jan. 24, 2014 Congressman Bishop Fights for Civil and Human Rights
Oct. 22, 2013 Congressman Bishop Statement on Election of Lorraine Miller as Interim President, CEO of NAACP
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
June 12, 2013 Congressman Bishop Statement Regarding NSA Data Gathering
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
Feb. 27, 2013 Bishop Co-Sponsors Bill to Strengthen Voting Rights
Feb. 1, 2013 Bishop Statement on Black History Month
Jan. 20, 2013 Bishop Statement on Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
Dec. 1, 2011 Terminating Presidential Election Campaign Fund and Election Assistance Commission
Nov. 9, 2011 Letter to Lamar Smith, John Conyers, Daniel E. Lungren and Robert A. Brady
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Jan. 17, 2011 Fox 31 News - Civil Rights Activist recalls Dr. King's help in Civil Rights Movement
Jan. 17, 2011 WRBL News - Congressman Bishop Looks Back at Meeting Dr. King
April 1, 2008 Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
April 1, 2008 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Commemorative Coin Act
Sept. 26, 2007 Letter to Chairwoman Feinstein and Majority Leader Reid
July 28, 2006 Praise of Voting Rights Act Passage
July 13, 2006 Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reathorization and Amendments Act of 2006
July 12, 2006 Voting Rights Act Reauthorization
Feb. 1, 2006 Honoring the Life and Accomplishments of Mrs. Coretta Scott King
Jan. 31, 2006 Congressman Bishop on the Passing of Coretta Scott King
Sept. 30, 2004 Marriage Protection Amendment
Issue Position: Family Values
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