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Maria Cantwell's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. Senate (WA) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
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
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
April 7, 2017 Cantwell Statement on Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria and U.S. Military Action
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
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
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 24, 2016 Cantwell Statement on Pride Week
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 25, 2016 Murray, Cantwell & DelBene Commend Social Security Administration for Taking Steps to Ensure SSI Beneficiaries in Same-Sex Marriages Are Not Penalized
Feb. 11, 2016 Cantwell, Collins Legislation Extends Front Line of Defense to Stop Terrorists from Entering the U.S.
Feb. 10, 2016 Cantwell "Puts the Administration on Notice" for Proposed Cuts to Hanford Cleanup
Nov. 19, 2015 Cantwell Introduces Bill to Create Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Nov. 18, 2015 Cantwell-Sponsored NOAA Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Legislation Passes Out of Commerce Committee
Oct. 8, 2015 Cantwell Cosponsors Bipartisan Resolution to Recognize Filipino American History Month
May 15, 2014 Cantwell Statement on FCC Net Neutrality Proposal
May 5, 2014 Cantwell Statement on the Passing of Billy Frank Jr.
June 27, 2013 Letter to James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence - Private Records
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
Feb. 19, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller - Religion and Hate Crimes
Jan. 30, 2013 Paycheck Fairness Act
Aug. 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
May 9, 2012 Cantwell's Statement on President Obama's Support of Marriage Equality
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
Jan. 20, 2012 Cantwell: "Keep the Internet Open for Free Speech and Innovation'
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Civil Liberties
Oct. 3, 2011 Cantwell Statement Regarding Amanda Knox Appeal Verdict
June 29, 2011 13 Senators Team Up to Assure LGBT Youth that "It Gets Better"
Feb. 23, 2011 Cantwell Statement on Obama Administration's Defense of Marriage Act Ruling
Aug. 26, 2009 Cantwell Statement On Passing Of Senator Ted Kennedy
April 9, 2009 Letter to Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations - Exert More International Political Pressure on Burma's Military Junta
Jan. 16, 2007 Martin Luther King, Jr
Sept. 14, 2006 Cantwell Urges Immediate Deployment of U.N. Peacekeepers to Sudan to Halt Hostilities in Darfur
July 20, 2006 Senate Passes Renewal of Historic Voting Rights Act with Cantwell's Support
May 11, 2006 Cantwell Statement on Reports of NSA Collection of Americans' Phone Call Records
Jan. 31, 2006 Honoring the Life of Coretta Scott King
Jan. 13, 2006 Cantwell Commemorates Martin Luther King Day
Dec. 19, 2005 Senator Maria Cantwell's Weekly Update for Washington State
Oct. 25, 2005 Honoring the Life of and Expressing Condolences of the Senate on the Passing of Rosa Parks
June 13, 2005 Senate Apologizes for Failure to Pass Anti-Lynching Legislation in Early-1900s
March 1, 2005 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Jan. 17, 2005 Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jan. 6, 2005 Objection to Counting of Ohio Electoral Votes
March 31, 2004 Tribute to Cesar Chavez
Feb. 24, 2003 Senator Cantwell's Statement Honoring Black History Month
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