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Dick Durbin's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Sr, Democratic Assistant Minority Leader (Minority Whip)
Date Title
Sept. 28, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State, and the Honorable Mark Green, Administrator of US Agency for International Development - Safety and Accountability for Burmese Rohingya People
Aug. 18, 2017 Letter to Elaine Duke, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - After Charlottesville Attack, Senators Press DHS on Trump Administration's De-emphasis of Domestic Terrorism Efforts
July 18, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security - Reverse Course, Safeguard Protections for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Human Trafficking
July 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - Senate Democrats Urge HUD Secretary Ben Carson to Restore Resources That Protect LGBTQ From Housing Discrimination
June 22, 2017 Durbin Joins Bill To Increase Voter Participation
May 24, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Immediately Clarify Why Admin is Obstructing Congress' Constitutional Legislative and Oversight Duties
May 17, 2017 Cardin, Young Lead Bipartisan Bill to Bolster U.S. Leadership in Genocide, Atrocity Prevention
May 11, 2017 Durbin On Trump Voter Fraud Order: We Need An Independent, Nonpartisan Investigation Into The 2016 Election
May 11, 2017 Durbin On Trump Voter Fraud Order: We Need An Independent, Nonpartisan Investigation Into The 2016 Election
May 3, 2017 U.S. Senators Cardin, Rubio Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Venezuelan People
May 3, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Prioritize Democracy, Human Rights, in U.S. Foreign Policy
April 27, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations - Anti-Israel Bias at the UN
April 3, 2017 Letter to the President - Call For Presidential Task Force to Combat Hate Crimes, Violence
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
Feb. 28, 2017 Senate Passes Venezuela Resolution as Crisis Deepens
Feb. 28, 2017 Senators Call on Egyptian Government to Swiftly Release Unjustly Imprisoned Egyptian-American Aya Hijazi
Feb. 22, 2017 Durbin Statement On White House Rollback Of Transgender Student Rights
Feb. 8, 2017 Durbin: Sen. Sessions' Record On Voting Rights Should Not Be Whitewashed
Jan. 25, 2017 Durbin Calls Ratification Of Equal Rights Amendment Long Overdue
Jan. 13, 2017 Durbin Statement On Results Of Doj Investigation Of Chicago Police Department
Dec. 8, 2016 Senators' Legislation Would Help States Improve Access to Voting
Dec. 8, 2016 Blumenthal-Sponsored Legislation Would Help States Improve Access to Voting
Nov. 18, 2016 Durbin Vows To Fight Reinstatement Of Federal "Muslim Database'
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
July 22, 2016 Letter to Various Koch-Connected Groups - Senators Hit Back in Letter to Denial Front Groups
June 29, 2016 Third Anniversary of Shelby County V. Holder
June 22, 2016 Durbin, Senate Steering Committee Meet with Civil Rights Leaders to Discuss Voting Rights
June 9, 2016 Letter to President Barack Obama - Halt Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children
June 8, 2016 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2017
May 17, 2016 62nd Anniversary of Brown V. Board of Education
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John King, Secretary of the US Department of Education - Urge to Clarify Legal Protections for LGBT Students
Jan. 19, 2016 The Continuing Challenge of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jan. 11, 2016 75th Anniversary of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's ``Four Freedoms'' Speech
Dec. 17, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Concerning Voter Registration Opportunities
Dec. 14, 2015 Durbin: Anti-Muslim Bigotry Has No Place in America
Dec. 8, 2015 Student Success Act - Conference Report
Nov. 17, 2015 Terrorist Attacks Against France
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
Nov. 9, 2015 World War II Heroes and Holocaust Survivors
Nov. 9, 2015 Condemning Palestinian Terror Attacks Against Israel
Oct. 8, 2015 Political Prisoners
Oct. 8, 2015 Political Prisoners
Sept. 28, 2015 Corker, Durbin, Cardin, Rubio Applaud Committee Passage of USCIRF Reauthorization Bill
Sept. 15, 2015 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015
July 29, 2015 Schakowsky, Durbin Introduce Legislation to Increase Competition and Lower Costs in Medicare Part D
July 27, 2015 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015
March 9, 2015 Fiftieth Anniversary Of Bloody Sunday
March 4, 2015 150th Anniversary Of The Second Inaugural Address Of President Lincoln
Jan. 29, 2015 Durbin, Cardin, Mccain Reintroduce Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act
Jan. 28, 2015 50 Years After Landmark Legislation, Durbin Calls Attention To Voting Rights During Nomination Hearing For New Attorney General
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