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Bobby Rush's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 1, Democratic
Date Title
Aug. 18, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Make Tibet a Priority in Final Months in Office
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 20, 2016 Letter to President Barack Obama - Create Special Envoy for Palestinian Youth
April 28, 2016 The Disparate Implementation of Amazon.com's Prime Free Same-Day Delivery
April 20, 2016 Letter to President Obama - Make Federal Government "Model Employer" With Fair Chance Hiring Policies
March 22, 2016 Ukraine Caucus Statement On Savchenko Verdict
Dec. 7, 2015 Rush Statement on DOJ investigation of CPD
Dec. 3, 2015 Excessive Use of Force by Police
Oct. 23, 2015 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman of House Energy and Commerce Committee and Frank Pallone, Ranking member House Energy and Commerce Committee - Mental Health Care
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
March 12, 2015 Rush Statement on Passing of Civil Rights Activist Dr. Willie Barrow
Dec. 4, 2014 Tumultuous Times
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 28, 2014 Rush Statement on Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou
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 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
July 21, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: Trayvon Martin Verdict
July 18, 2013 Fox News "Hannity" - Transcript: Trayvon Martin Verdict
June 25, 2013 Rush Responds to the Supreme Court Decision to Strike Down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act
May 20, 2013 Letter to Larry Page, Chief Executive Officer of Google - Project Glass
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
Feb. 5, 2013 Rush Co-Sponsors Resolution that Honors Treyvon Martin
Feb. 5, 2013 Rush Remembers Former Congresswoman Cardiss Collins
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
March 28, 2012 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Transcript
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Oct. 5, 2011 Hearing of the Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Children's Privacy
Aug. 26, 2011 The Hill - The King Memorial is Finished, His Life's Work is Not
March 10, 2011 Letter to Rep. King, Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee - Call to Focus on All Extreme Terrorism
June 9, 2010 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
May 17, 2010 Congressman Bobby Rush, Atty. Jim Montgomery, the Mother of CVS Strangulation Victim Anthony Kyser, Area Pastors and Others to Hold Tuesday Morning News Conference to Ask for Criminal Charges Against Persons Responsible for the Man's Homicide
May 13, 2010 Congressman Bobby Rush Says Chicago Police Department is Ignoring Murder of Anthony Kyser; Says Case is "Political Hot Potato"
April 13, 2010 Congressman Bobby Rush Urges Residents To Participate In 2010 U.S. Census, And To Either "Use It Or Lose It."
Oct. 9, 2009 Rush Congratulates President Obama On His Receipt Of The Nobel Peace Prize
April 3, 2009 Chairman Rush Travels To Cuba As Part Of Congressional Delegation
Jan. 8, 2009 Fox News Interview - Transcript
Sept. 21, 2007 Statement of Congressman Bobby L. Rush concerning the plight of the Jena 6
July 12, 2006 Just Do It
Feb. 1, 2006 Honoring the Life and Accomplishments of Mrs. Coretta Scott King
Jan. 31, 2006 Statement By U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush on the Passing of Coretta Scott King
Dec. 13, 2005 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush Pushes for National Recognition of Rosa Parks with Commemorative Postage Stamp
Oct. 28, 2005 Authorizing the Remains of Rosa Parks to Lie in Honor in the Rotunda of the Capitol
June 1, 2005 Statement on Exhumation of Emmett Till's Remains
Sept. 24, 2004 Calling for the Suspension of Sudan's Membership on the United Nations Commission on Human Rights
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