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Gary Peters' Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. Senate (MI) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Aug. 23, 2017 Peters Cosponsors Legislation to Support Services for Victims of Human Trafficking
June 19, 2017 Peters Recognizes Juneteenth Independence Day
April 27, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations - Anti-Israel Bias at the UN
March 1, 2017 Michigan Congressional Democrats Introduce Resolution Marking 16th Anniversary of International Underground Railroad Memorial Monument in Detroit
Feb. 28, 2017 Senate Passes Peters, Stabenow Resolution Honoring Black History Month
Feb. 2, 2017 Peters Statement Honoring Black History Month
Jan. 19, 2017 Peters Statement Condemning Bomb Threats Against Jewish Community Centers
Jan. 16, 2017 Peters Statement on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
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 30, 2016 Between the Lines News - After Orlando, The Fight For Equality Goes On
May 19, 2016 CAPAC and the Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus Observe National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
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 22, 2016 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Malaysian Labor Standards
March 10, 2016 Senators Perdue, Peters Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Improve Cybersecurity Coordination
Oct. 13, 2015 Peters Addresses NAACP National Convention
Sept. 2, 2015 Peters Joins Senate Caucus to End Human Trafficking
Aug. 11, 2015 Peters Cosponsors Legislation to Combat Global Violence Against Women and Girls
Aug. 6, 2015 Peters Cosponsors Voting Rights Legislation on 50th Anniversary of Historic Voting Rights Act
July 24, 2015 Peters Backs Bill to Upgrade Record of Servicemembers Discharged Due to Sexual Orientation
July 23, 2015 Peters Cosponsors Bill to Expand LGBT Civil Rights Protections
June 19, 2015 Peters Recognizes Juneteenth Independence Day
June 12, 2015 Detroit Free Press - Overhaul of Criminal Justice System is Long Overdue
May 15, 2015 Detroit Free Press - Peters, Others Call for Panel to Study Criminal Justice
March 9, 2015 Azbarez Armenian News - Senate and House Members Condemn Sumgait, Baku Massacres
Feb. 3, 2015 Peters Recognizes Black History Month
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
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 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
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Civil Rights & Equality
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Equal Rights
Aug. 2, 2013 One Year After Oak Creek Attacks, Members of Congress Commend FBI and Department of Justice for Groundbreaking Decision to Begin Tracking Hate Crimes Against Sikh, Hindu and Arab-Americans
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
May 17, 2013 Letter to Advisory Board Members, U.S. Department of Justice - Anti-Sikh Hate Crime Status
Feb. 1, 2013 U.S. Congressman Gary Peters Recognizes the Beginning of Black History Month
Jan. 18, 2013 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Statement in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
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
March 22, 2012 United States Representative Gary Peters Statement on Justice Department Investigation Into the Death of Trayvon Martin
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Oct. 14, 2011 Violence Against Egyptian Protestors
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
May 27, 2011 Violence Against Coptic Christians in Egypt
March 10, 2011 Letter to Rep. King, Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee - Call to Focus on All Extreme Terrorism
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Foreign Discrimination Against LGBT Community
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