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Bobby Rush's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 1, Democratic
Date Title
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Jeff Sessions, Attorney General of the United States - Do Not Roll Back Citizen Protections Against Police Killings and Misconduct
March 1, 2017 "Trump's Speech Was… Campaign Promises on Steroids" and, Chicago Needs Solutions Not Rhetoric
March 1, 2017 Rush Calls for Civil Rights Cold Cases to Be Declassified to Bring Justice and Closure to Families
Feb. 22, 2017 Rush Introduces The "Laquan McDonald Camera Act of 2017" Which Restricts Federal Funds From Law Enforcement Agencies That Fail to Enforce Body Camera and Dash Cam Policies
Feb. 17, 2017 Rush Goes After Gun Traffickers with the Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Act of 2017
Feb. 14, 2017 Rush Calls On "Coward' Who Shot and Killed 11-Year-Old Takiya Holmes to Surrender to Authorities
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Jeff Sessions, Attorney General of the United States - Reopen the Emmett Till Murder Case in Light of New Information
Feb. 6, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Brendan Carr, Acting General Counsel of the Federal Communications Commission - Concerns Regarding Prison Phone Rates
Jan. 13, 2017 Rush Statement on the Department of Justice Pattern-or-Practice Investigation of Chicago Police Department
Dec. 8, 2016 Rush Introduces Two Legislative Initiatives: The Laquan McDonald Camera Act and the Family Reconstruction Act
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - Pushing for Investigation of Murder of Honduran Human Rights Defender Berta Cáceres
April 20, 2016 Letter to President Obama - Make Federal Government "Model Employer" With Fair Chance Hiring Policies
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Public Safety
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Education
Nov. 23, 2015 Northern Public Radio- Bobby Rush Running For Re-Election
Nov. 3, 2015 Rush Reintroduces Gun Legislation after Learning of 9-year-old's Shooting Death
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - End Gun Violence Research Ban
Oct. 21, 2015 Inmate Calling Services
Oct. 21, 2015 Letter to Tom Wheeler, FCC Chairman - Inmate Calling Services
Oct. 21, 2015 Rush Submits Extension of Remarks about Exorbitant Prison Phone Rates
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation
Sept. 17, 2015 Sanders, House Leaders Introduce Bill to Ban Private Prisons
Aug. 3, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State and Bernard Aronson, Special Envoy on Colombia - Colombia Peace Negotiations
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
May 21, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fair Chance Hiring Policy
May 1, 2015 The Courageous Lady from Baltimore
April 28, 2015 There is No Power Like the Power of a Mother
Jan. 26, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Full Funding of National Violent Death Reporting System
Sept. 15, 2014 Letter to Frank Blake, CEO of The Home Depot, Inc. - Home Depot Data Breach
July 16, 2014 Violence in Chicago
July 16, 2014 Violence in Chicago
June 3, 2014 Congressman Rush Convenes Summit of Chicago's Leadership to Stem Violence in the City's Most Violent Beat
April 8, 2014 Remembering the Rwandan Genocide
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Community News
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Public Safety
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 21, 2013 Letter to Honorable Eric Fanning, Acting Secretary of the Air Force - Military Sexual Assault
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes
March 19, 2013 Rush Introduces the Hadiya Pendleton and Nysasia Pryear-Yard Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2013
Feb. 12, 2013 Congressman Bobby L. Rush Calls Upon House GOP Leadership to Quickly Bring Up and Pass the Bipartisan Senate-Passed Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reauthorization
Feb. 7, 2013 The Culture of Violence in America: An Open Letter from Congressman Rush
Jan. 11, 2013 Letter to Vice President Biden: Gun Control and Gun Violence Task Force
Sept. 12, 2012 Letter to Chairman Genachowski
March 28, 2012 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Transcript
March 28, 2012 The Death of Trayvon Martin is an American Tragedy
Nov. 17, 2011 Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse
Sept. 7, 2011 Letter to Chairman James E. Donal Georgia State Board of Pardons & Paroles
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