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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Jr, Independent
Date Title
April 30, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Alexander Acosta, Secretary of Labor, and William Wiatrowski, Acting Director of the Bureau of Labor Statistics - Start Taking Workplace Harassment Seriously, Reconsider Decision Not to Collect Economic Data
April 23, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Alexander Acosta, US Secretary of Labor - Subminimum Wages for Workers with Disabilities
April 3, 2018 Letter to the Honorable Alex M. Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Maintain LGBTQ Questions on Data Collection Surveys
March 28, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Defeat House GOP-Led Effort to Curtail Civil Rights of Americans with Disabilities
Nov. 29, 2017 Sanders Statement on Trump's Promotion of Anti-Muslim Videos
Oct. 20, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Nikki Haley, United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations - Young, Merkley Lead Bipartisan Letter Calling for Action on Burma Crisis
Aug. 15, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Thomas E. Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Healthcare Discrimination under ACA
May 24, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Immediately Clarify Why Admin is Obstructing Congress' Constitutional Legislative and Oversight Duties
April 27, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations - Anti-Israel Bias at the UN
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. 10, 2017 Letter to Andrew Puzder, Nominee for Secretary of Labor - Women and Worker Safety
Jan. 16, 2017 Sanders Honors King's "Unbelievable Courage'
Dec. 1, 2016 Grijalva, Sanders Condemn Continued Use of For-Profit Prisons & Detention Centers
Nov. 28, 2016 Sanders: Republicans Are Threatening American Democracy
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 26, 2016 NBC News " Meet The Press" - Transcript: Black Lives Matter
July 22, 2016 Letter to Various Koch-Connected Groups - Senators Hit Back in Letter to Denial Front Groups
June 16, 2016 The Political Revolution Continues
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
April 28, 2016 Sanders to Democratic Party: Whose Side are We On?
April 28, 2016 Sanders Statement on Vermont's New Automatic Voter Registration Law
April 8, 2016 Sanders to Visit Vatican City
March 24, 2016 Leahy, Sanders And Welch Commend The Social Security Administration For New Steps To Treat Same-Sex Couples Fairly
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 15, 2016 Jane Sanders Visits Tent City to See Horrific Conditions Firsthand Arpaio Crashes Visit, Refuses to Answer on Abuses
March 8, 2016 Sanders Sues in Ohio to Protect Young and Minority Voters
Feb. 18, 2016 Sanders Stresses Economy, Voting Rights, Courts in Conference with Civil Rights Leaders
Feb. 13, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Sanders, Grijalva Demand Accountability for Priority Enforcement Program
Feb. 11, 2016 The Washington Post - Transcript: The Democratic Debate in Milwaukee, Annotated
Feb. 10, 2016 Sanders Supports Strengthened Sanctions on North Korea
Jan. 25, 2016 CNN Iowa Democratic Presidential Town Hall: RUSH TRANSCRIPT
Jan. 18, 2016 Sanders Marks King Holiday on Civil Rights Tour in South, Addresses 7,000 at Birmingham Rally
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Fighting for Women's Rights
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Fighting for Disability Rights
Dec. 23, 2015 Sanders Discusses Criminal Justice Reform in Chicago
Dec. 22, 2015 Sanders Statement on Grand Jury Decision in Sandra Bland Case
Dec. 19, 2015 Third Democratic Debate
Dec. 18, 2015 Senators Call for Transparency for LGBTQ Students at Schools Seeking Religious Exemptions
Dec. 17, 2015 Sanders Joins Faith Leaders at Mosque, Denounces Islamophobia
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. 8, 2015 Sanders Meets Faith, Civic Leaders in Baltimore
Dec. 8, 2015 Sanders Ramps Up Radio Push in South Carolina
Dec. 7, 2015 Sanders Statement on Trump Proposal to Bar All Muslims from U.S.
Dec. 1, 2015 Sanders Statement on Montgomery Bus Boycott Anniversary
Nov. 24, 2015 Sanders Introduces "Families First' Immigration Plan
Nov. 6, 2015 Sanders: We Must Increase Voter Turnout, Not Suppress It
Oct. 29, 2015 Trade Act of 2015
Oct. 29, 2015 We All Stand Together as One People
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