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John Garamendi's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: John Garamendi
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/2009
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Patricia; 6 Children
Birth Date: 01/24/1945
Birth Place: Mokelumne Hill, CA
Home City: Walnut Grove, CA
Date Title
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
Dec. 16, 2013 Garamendi Concurs with Federal Court Ruling that NSA U.S. Phone Metadata Collection an Overreach in Violation of 4th Amendment
Dec. 12, 2013 Armed Services Committee Member Garamendi Votes for National Defense Authorization Act
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Aug. 27, 2013 Statement on 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Aug. 5, 2013 FBI to More Accurately Track Hate Crimes Against Sikhs & Others, Garamendi Part of Successful Congressional Push
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
June 26, 2013 Congressman Garamendi Urges Congressional Action to Restore Voting Rights Act and Prevent Voter Disenfranchisement
May 17, 2013 Letter to Advisory Board Members, U.S. Department of Justice - Anti-Sikh Hate Crime Status
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
June 11, 2012 Congressman Garamendi Introduces Bipartisan Civil Liberties Act of 2012 to Prevent Indefinite Detention on American Soil
May 18, 2012 Garamendi Votes Against Escalation of Afghanistan War, Indefinite Detention, and Wasteful Spending
May 16, 2012 Garamendi Joins Reps. Adam Smith, Justin Amash, Ron Paul at Press Conference in Defense of Due Process, Urges Rules Committee to Let Amendment Have Floor Vote
March 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
March 13, 2012 Letter to Chairman Issa, Ranking Member Cummings, Chairman Ross and Ranking Member Lynch - USPS
Jan. 6, 2012 Momentum Builds for Garamendi Bill Preventing Indefinite Detention of American Citizens
Dec. 16, 2011 Garamendi/Heinrich Bill Clarifies Detention Policy & Protects American Citizens' Due Process Rights
Nov. 9, 2011 Letter to Lamar Smith, John Conyers, Daniel E. Lungren and Robert A. Brady
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
Aug. 4, 2010 Congressman Garamendi on Prop 8 Ruling: "California is a Freer, More Just Place Today"
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to President Barack Obama
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: LGBT Equality
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Social Justice
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Racial Equality
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Social Justice
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