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Keith Ellison's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 5, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 5
Date Title
Aug. 18, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Make Tibet a Priority in Final Months in Office
July 14, 2016 The Star Tribune - Rep. Keith Ellison on Race Relations: Thank Goodness for the Governor's Candor
July 13, 2016 The Star Tribune - Rep. Keith Ellison on Race Relations: Thank Goodness for the Governor's Candor
July 11, 2016 Rep. Keith Ellison Statement on Protests in St. Paul
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 20, 2016 Letter to President Barack Obama - Create Special Envoy for Palestinian Youth
June 7, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Prioritize Religious Freedom in Meeting with Indian PM Modi
May 19, 2016 Rep. Ellison Statement on Confederate Flag Flying at National Cemeteries
May 17, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Human Rights Concern in Vietnam
May 11, 2016 House Delegation Introduces Religious Freedom Bill
May 9, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary of State - Dominican Republic Elections
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
March 30, 2016 Rep. Ellison Statement on Hennepin County Attorney Freeman Declining Charges in Jamar Clark Case
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - LGBT Immigrants
Feb. 10, 2016 Murdered for Their Faith
Jan. 8, 2016 Beyer-Honda, House Democrats Welcome 100th Co-Sponsor to Condemn Anti-Muslim Bigotry
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Civil and Human Rights
Dec. 18, 2015 Keith Ellison: Stop denying insurance coverage for gender reassignment
Dec. 17, 2015 House Democrats Introduce Legislation Condemning Anti-Muslim Bigotry
Nov. 29, 2015 U.S. Rep. Ellison emerges as key political leader amid Jamar Clark protests
Nov. 25, 2015 Rep. Keith Ellison Statement on Shooting at Fourth Precinct Protest
Nov. 5, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Wrongful Indictments Against Asian Americans for Alleged Espionage
Sept. 16, 2015 Cummings, Beyer, Ellison Celebrate National Voter Registration Month with New Bill
Sept. 16, 2015 Beyer, Ellison Celebrate National Voter Registration Month with New Bill PROVE Act to Boost Voter Participation
July 23, 2015 The Guardian - Pollution Isn't Colorblind: Environmental Hazards Kill More Black Americans
July 22, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President, United States - Prioritize Human Rights on Trip to Kenya and Ethiopia
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
June 30, 2015 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Conditions in Mexico
June 25, 2015 Rep. Ellison Statement on Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project
June 4, 2015 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
June 3, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Audit the National Voter Registration Act
May 21, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Potential Targeting of Federal Employees
April 28, 2015 Rep. Ellison Statement on Minneapolis Promise Zone
April 24, 2015 Grijalva, Ellison, Lee, Polis Oppose Proposed Reauthorization of the PATRIOT Act
March 11, 2015 CAPAC, CBC, CHC, and CPC Urge DOJ to Close Profiling Loopholes
March 11, 2015 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Ending Racial Profiling
Jan. 18, 2015 Rep. Ellison Statement on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Dec. 9, 2014 CPC, CBC, CHC and CAPAC Chairs on DOJ's Revised Racial Profiling Guidance
Dec. 9, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva Statement on CIA Torture Report
Nov. 19, 2014 Condemning Iran for Human Rights Violations
Nov. 19, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva, Lee Call on Congress to Let Diplomacy Work after House Passes Resolution Condemning Human Rights Violations in Iran
Nov. 4, 2014 The New York Times - A Voting Rights Amendment Would Guarantee Democratic Principles
Oct. 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - United Nations Convention Against Torture Application Overseas
July 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Vietnam Must End Human Rights Abuses Before Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership
July 9, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Allegations of NSA Spying on Muslim-Americans
June 25, 2014 Sen. Cardin, Rep. Conyers, CPC, CBC, CHC and CAPAC Leaders, Launch #MoreThanAProfile
June 19, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Juneteenth
May 30, 2014 CPC, CBC, CHC and CAPAC Chairs Applaud Amendment to End Racial Profiling
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
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