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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Proposing An Amendment To The Constitution Of The United States Relating To Contributions And Expenditures Intended To Affect Elections—Motion To Proceed September 10, 2014
Benjamin Cardin, D-MD
"In addition to the recent investigation announced by the Department of Justice, I urge Attorney General Holder to expedite the issuance of new guidelines that would, once and for all, prohibit racial profiling by law enforcement officers at all levels of government, including the federal, State, and local law enforcement officials. Congress should also examine the program that provides for the transfer of surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies to ensure local government is not inhibiting the First Amendment rights of people to peaceably assemble and petition their government for the redress of grievances."
Recognizing Dress For Success Lexington July 15, 2014
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"Mr. President, the Lexington Herald-Leader recently published an article profiling Analisa Wagoner and Jennifer Monarch, and their work with Dress for Success Lexington. I ask unanimous consent that the full article be printed in the Record."
Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 June 9, 2014
Eleanor Norton, D-DC
"The Supreme Court, in Whren v. U.S., has found that profiling based on physical appearance on highways violates equal protection of the laws. Title VI of the 1964 act enforces the 14th Amendment and applies to funding for all Federal agencies and departments. My amendment carries out this mandate in transportation funding as well."
In Recognition Of Ronald Davis February 27, 2014
Jackie Speier, D-CA
"He has co-authored multiple publications, including the National Institute of Justice’s “Exploring the Role of the Police in Prisoner Reentry,” the Department of Justice’s “How to Correctly Collect and Analyze Racial Profiling Data: Your Reputation Depends on It,” and the Police Executive Research Forum’s “Chief Concerns: The Use of Force.”"
Addressing Afrophobia In Europe February 25, 2014
Alcee Hastings, D-FL
"An estimated seven to ten million individuals of African descent currently live in Europe, particularly in France, the United Kingdom, and The Netherlands. These populations form an influential part of the African Diaspora. From labor and scholarship to politics and civil rights, they have contributed greatly to European history and culture over the past several centuries. However, the story of Black Europeans remains widely untold, rendering many of their past and present contributions to the political and social life of Europe invisible or forgotten. Furthermore, similar to the experiences of many African Americans, they have increasingly become the targets of discrimination, pernicious racial profiling, and violent hate crimes impacting equal access to housing, employment, education, and justice."

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