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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
May 25, 2017 Markey Joins Wyden, Blumenauer In Support of Vote-by-Mail Bill to Fight Growing Tide of Voter Suppression
May 24, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Immediately Clarify Why Admin is Obstructing Congress' Constitutional Legislative and Oversight Duties
May 4, 2017 Letter to the Honorable John F Kelly, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Extending TPS
May 3, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Prioritize Democracy, Human Rights, in U.S. Foreign Policy
April 3, 2017 Letter to the President - Call For Presidential Task Force to Combat Hate Crimes, Violence
March 23, 2017 Senator Markey Blasts GOP Roll-back of Broadband Privacy Protections
March 10, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State - Official Asia-Pacific Trip Without Press
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. 23, 2017 Letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly - Reaffirm the Strategic Importance of the U.S.-Mexico Partnership
Nov. 16, 2016 Statement from Mass. Delegation Members on Harvard Graduate Student Union Election
Oct. 27, 2016 Markey Hails FCC Rules on Broadband Privacy
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
Aug. 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Lamar Smith, Chariman of the Committee on Science, Scpace, and Technology - Delegation Demand End to GOP's Abusive Subpoenas of State Attorneys General
July 22, 2016 Letter to Various Koch-Connected Groups - Senators Hit Back in Letter to Denial Front Groups
July 13, 2016 Markey on FAA Reauthorization Bill: A "Missed Opportunity' on Protecting Privacy
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 9, 2016 Letter to President Barack Obama - Halt Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John King, Secretary of the US Department of Education - Urge to Clarify Legal Protections for LGBT Students
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - LGBT Immigrants
March 22, 2016 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Malaysian Labor Standards
March 8, 2016 Senators Introduce Legislation to Impose Sanctions on Foreign Individuals Responsible for Violence Against the LGBT Community
March 8, 2016 Shaheen Introduces Legislation to Impose Sanctions on Foreign Individuals Responsible for Violence Against the LGBT Community
Dec. 18, 2015 Senators Call for Transparency for LGBTQ Students at Schools Seeking Religious Exemptions
Dec. 1, 2015 Senators Coons, Markey, Baldwin Fight Discrimination Against Those with HIV/AIDS
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
Aug. 13, 2015 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, Secretary of State - Treatment of Dominican-born Individuals of Haitian Descent in the Dominican Republic
Aug. 5, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey Continue Efforts to Stop Human Trafficking, Child Labor with Supply Chain Transparency Bill
Feb. 5, 2015 Rep. Lowenthal and Sen. Markey Hail New State Department Special Envoy on LGBT Rights
Jan. 29, 2015 Congressman Lowenthal and Senator Markey Introduce Legislation Affirming U.S. Commitment to International LGBT Rights
Dec. 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General, and Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Government Program Tracking Phones Invades Privacy, Could Violate U.S. Constitution
Nov. 17, 2014 Markey Queries Justice Dept. on Government Planes Secretly Collecting Americans' Mobile Phone Data
Nov. 14, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, US Attorney General - Government Planes Secretly Collecting Americans' Mobile Phone Data
Nov. 13, 2014 Markey Statement on Automaker Privacy Pledge
Sept. 2, 2014 Markey: Next Time It Won't Be Celebrity Secrets but Student Records That Rain Down from the Cloud
Aug. 27, 2014 NSA Overreach
July 30, 2014 Hatch, Markey Introduce Legislation to Protect Student Privacy
June 26, 2014 Markey Decries SCOTUS Ruling on Massachusetts "Buffer Zone" Law
June 25, 2014 Markey Hails SCOTUS Decision on Mobile Phone Warrants
May 1, 2014 Senator Markey Statement on White House Big Data Report
Feb. 12, 2014 Markey, Rockefeller Introduce Data Broker Bill to Ensure Accuracy, Accountability for Consumers
Jan. 17, 2014 Markey Statement on Obama Commitment to Curtail NSA Surveillance Activities
Jan. 16, 2014 Markey joins Cardin, McCain on Global Human Rights Accountability Act
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: LGBT
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Privacy
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Human Rights
Dec. 9, 2013 For Second Year in a Row, Markey Investigation Reveals More Than One Million Requests By Law Enforcement for Americans' Mobile Phone Data
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Senator Edward Markey and Sen. Mark Pryor - Push to Ensure Online Video Clips Include Closed Captioning
Dec. 3, 2013 Markey Statement on NTIA Effort on Facial Recognition Technology
Dec. 2, 2013 Markey Statement on Drone Package Deliveries
Dec. 2, 2013 As Wireless Technology Becomes Standard, Markey Queries Car Companies about Security, Privacy
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