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

Office: U.S. House (VA) - District 3, Democratic
Date Title
Nov. 30, 2017 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Chairman Crowley, House Democrats Urge Republicans to Hold Hearings on the Rise of Hate Crimes
Nov. 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Eric Hargan, Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services - Roll Back of Civil Rights Under Guise of Religious Freedom
Sept. 7, 2017 Scott Statement on Judiciary Committee Passing Bill Attacking Civil Rights For People with Disabilities
Aug. 14, 2017 Scott Statement on President Trump's Response to the Violence in Charlottesville
July 13, 2017 Kennedy, Scott Reintroduce Amendment to Religious Freedom Restoration Act
June 12, 2017 Scott Statement on 50th Anniversary of Loving v. Virginia Share
May 25, 2017 Scott Statement on the Introduction of $15 Minimum Wage Legislation
May 25, 2017 Scott, Sensenbrenner Celebrate Older Americans Month By Introducing Bipartisan Bill to Protect Older Workers
May 23, 2017 Scott Statement on President Trump's FY18 Budget
May 4, 2017 Scott, Conyers Statement on Latest Trump Actions to Enable Discrimination
March 3, 2017 Letter to Secretary Betsy DeVos, U.S. Department of Education - Protections for Transgender Students
March 2, 2017 Letter to Secretary Betsy DeVos - Protect Transgender Students
Feb. 22, 2017 Scott Statement on Trump Administration Rollback of LGBTQ Protections
Feb. 8, 2017 Letter to Donald Trump, President of the United States - Investigate Voter Suppression and Disenfranchisement in the 2016 Presidential Election
Jan. 31, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Janet Yellen, Chair of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Hon. Margaret Lewis, Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Board of Directors - Bring Diversity to the Leadership of the Federal Reserve Bank
Dec. 12, 2016 Murray, Scott Applaud Final Rule to Address Widespread Inequality in Special Education for Students of Color with Disabilities
Dec. 8, 2016 Scott Commends Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights for Diligent Work to Eliminate Discriminatory Barriers
Dec. 5, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama - Protect Immigrants' Private Data
Dec. 1, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for the Total Elimination of the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System
Sept. 4, 2016 The Virginian Pilot - Bobby Scott: Felon Rights Restoration is the Right Thing to Do
July 23, 2016 Scott Statement on Virginia Supreme Court Striking Down Governor McAuliffe's Restoration of Rights Executive Order
July 6, 2016 Warner, Kaine, Scott, Members of the VA Delegation & Congressional Black Caucus Applaud House Passage of Bill to Recognize 400 Years of African American History
July 5, 2016 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act
May 20, 2016 Scott Statement on Report Confirming Lack of Racial and Gender Diversity in the Tech Industry
May 18, 2016 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - On the Anniversary of Brown v. Board, New Evidence That US Schools Are Resegregating
May 18, 2016 Scott, Kennedy Introduce Amendment to Religious Freedom Restoration Act
May 18, 2016 Kennedy, Scott Introduce Amendment to Religious Freedom Restoration Act
May 17, 2016 Scott, Conyers Unveil New GAO Report on Segregation in Public Schools
May 16, 2016 Scott, Wilson Statement on EEOC's Final Wellness Rule
May 13, 2016 Scott Statement on Education, Justice Guidance on Transgender Students
April 28, 2016 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act
April 27, 2016 The Virginian-Pilot - Rep. Bobby Scott Criticizes GOP for Opposing Restoration of Voting Rights to Felons
April 21, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Candice Miller, Chairman, Committee on House Administration, The Honorable Bob Goodlatte, Chairman, Judiciary on Committee - Calling for Hearings on Democracy Reform
April 20, 2016 Letter to President Obama - Make Federal Government "Model Employer" With Fair Chance Hiring Policies
April 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jenny R. Yang, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Eliminate Wage Gap
Feb. 23, 2016 Scott Applauds Department of Education Action to Address Fairness in Special Education for Students of Color
Feb. 22, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General - Have 2007 OLC RFRA Opinion Reconsidered
Jan. 11, 2016 Congressional Black Caucus
Jan. 11, 2016 Federal Intern Protection Act of 2015
Jan. 11, 2016 Scott Statement on Passage of Internship Legislation
Dec. 2, 2015 Scott Statement on Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Fix No Child Left Behind
Nov. 5, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Wrongful Indictments Against Asian Americans for Alleged Espionage
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel
Oct. 29, 2015 House Democrats Introduce Working Families Resolution
Aug. 19, 2015 Scott Statement on the Passing of Former Congressman Louis Stokes
Aug. 6, 2015 Scott Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Aug. 4, 2015 Letter to Vanita Gupta, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General-Civil Rights Division - Discrimination Against Asian-Americans in Harvard Admissions
July 28, 2015 Top Democrats Introduce Bills to Protect Interns Against Sexual Harassment and Discrimination
July 23, 2015 Scott Statement on the Introduction of the Equality Act
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
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