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

Office: U.S. House (VA) - District 3, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Date Title
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 Kennedy, Scott Introduce Amendment to Religious Freedom Restoration Act
May 18, 2016 Scott, Kennedy 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 Federal Intern Protection Act of 2015
Jan. 11, 2016 Congressional Black Caucus
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
May 15, 2015 Statement on the 61st Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education
May 8, 2015 Scott Statement on New Department of Education Office of Civil Rights Report
March 24, 2015 Committee Democrats Oppose Legislation That Would Undermine Civil Rights of American Workers
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Civil Rights
Dec. 9, 2014 Scott Statement on Senate Select Committee on Intelligence's Torture Report
May 22, 2014 USA Freedom Act
May 16, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office - Examination of Education Equity Today
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
April 2, 2014 Scott Receives Congressional Leadership Award from the National Urban League
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 28, 2014 Goodlatte, Conyers, Sensenbrenner, and Scott Statement on President's Proposed Changes to Intelligence-Gathering Programs
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
Jan. 31, 2014 Richmond Times Dispatch: Moving Forward on Voting Rights
Jan. 23, 2014 Conyers, Nadler, & Scott Hail Government Privacy Watchdog's Recommendation to End NSA's Mass-Surveillance Program
Jan. 17, 2014 Conyers, Nadler, and Scott Applaud the President's Pledge to End Bulk Collection at the NSA
Aug. 21, 2013 Conyers, Nadler, and Scott Call for Immediate Congressional Action to Curb Privacy Abuses
Aug. 9, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, U.S. Department of Justice - DEA Surveillance Allegations
July 30, 2013 Scott Introduces Fairness and Accuracy in Criminal Background Checks Act
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 12, 2013 Letter to Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez - Louisiana Prison Conditions
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