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Kirsten Gillibrand's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
June 23, 2017 Lewis, Hoyer, Clyburn, Conyers and Brady Reintroduce Voter Empowerment Act
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
Dec. 8, 2016 Senators' Legislation Would Help States Improve Access to Voting
Dec. 8, 2016 Blumenthal-Sponsored Legislation Would Help States Improve Access to Voting
Dec. 4, 2016 With Hate Crimes on the Rise, Senators Push for Additional Funding to Protect Religious Institutions and Non-Profits from Threats
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
Sept. 28, 2016 Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Announces Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Clear Criminal Records of Human Trafficking Victims
Sept. 12, 2016 Senator Gillibrand Re-Introduces Voter Empowerment Act To Eliminate Barriers To Voting, Ensure All Americans Have Equal And Fair Access To The Ballot
Sept. 2, 2016 Senator Gillibrand'S Bill Would Help Recognize New York'S Role In The Women'S Suffrage Movement, Provide Funding Opportunities To Organizations In Western New York To Support Educational Programs Commemorating The 19Th Amendment
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 Schumer, Gillibrand, Nadler, Cuomo, De Blasio & NY Elected Officials Laud President Obama for Designating Stonewall National Monument
June 24, 2016 Standing At The Matilda Joslyn Gage Home, Gillibrand Announces Bipartisan Legislation To Establish Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission In Honor Of 100th Anniversary Of Passage Of 19th Amendment
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 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - LGBT Immigrants
March 22, 2016 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Malaysian Labor Standards
Feb. 29, 2016 Gillibrand Resolution Celebrating Black History Month Passes U.S. Senate
Jan. 18, 2016 Gillibrand Statement On Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Dec. 17, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Concerning Voter Registration Opportunities
Sept. 29, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce more than $1.2 Million in Fed Funds to Combat Human Trafficking in Erie County
Sept. 20, 2015 Gillibrand & Nadler with National Parks Conservation Association Launch Campaign at Historic Stonewall Inn in New York City to Create First Ever National Park Site Honoring America's LGBT History »
Sept. 20, 2015 The New York Times - Lawmakers Seek National Park in Honor of Stonewall
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Presidential Medal of Freedom
May 12, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Rabbi Arthur Schneier Nominaton for the Presidential Medal of Freedom
April 26, 2015 With Presidential Campaign Season Officially Underway, Gillibrand and Good Gov't Groups Push for National Online Voter Registration System: Modernizing Country's Outdated Registration System Would Expand Voting Access to Almost 100 Million Eligible Voters
March 8, 2015 Gillibrand Statement On 50th Anniversary Of "Bloody Sunday" Selma March For Equal Voting Rights
Feb. 24, 2015 Senators Introduce Resolution Commemorating Black History Month
Sept. 23, 2014 Gillibrand: On National Voter Registration Day, Let's Commit To Bringing Our Voting System Into The 21st Century And Ensure Every Voice Is Heard At The Ballot Box
Sept. 22, 2014 Senators Introduce Bill to Honor Freedom Summer Activities
Aug. 28, 2013 Gillibrand Statement on 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Aug. 9, 2013 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker of the House John Boehner, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi - Voting Rights
Aug. 8, 2013 Gillibrand, Velázquez, Clarke, Montgomery, Ortiz, Camara, New York Urban League, Urge Congress to Restore Voting Rights Act this Year in Wake of Supreme Court Decision that Gutted Key Provision at the Very Heart of the Law
Aug. 7, 2013 Gillibrand, Serrano, Engel, Heastie, Diaz Jr. Urge Congress to Restore Voting Rights Act this Year in Wake of Supreme Court Decision that Gutted Key Provision at the Very Heart of the Law
Aug. 7, 2013 Gillibrand, Nadler, Espaillat, Rosa Urge Congress to Restore Voting Rights Act this Year in Wake of Supreme Court Decision that Gutted Key Provision at the Very Heart of the Law
June 25, 2013 Gillibrand Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Voting Rights Act
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
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to Raúl Castro, President of the Republic of Cuba - Release Alan Gross
Sept. 21, 2012 Senator Gillibrand Teams Up With Civil Rights Leader Rep. John Lewis to Introduce Voter Empowerment Act in Senate
Aug. 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
Feb. 10, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand, Bishop Intervene to Help Binational LGBT Couple Cut Through Immigration Red Tape to Stay Together in the United States
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Marriage Equality
Nov. 10, 2011 Mikulski, Cardin Praise Senate Committee Passage Of Bill To Create Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks
June 29, 2011 13 Senators Team Up to Assure LGBT Youth that "It Gets Better"
May 4, 2011 Senators Kirk, Gillibrand and Representatives Dold, Deutch Introduce Iran Human Rights and Democracy Act
March 16, 2011 Senator Feinstein Introduces DOMA Repeal Legislation
March 16, 2011 Gillibrand, Senate Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Repeal DOMA
Feb. 15, 2011 Gillibrand Resolution Celebrating Black History Month Passes U.S. Senate
Feb. 15, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Working at the United Nations to Establish an Independent Human Rights Monitor on Iran
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