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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

Representing the 3rd District of Ohio

Civil Rights

 

Beatty's Fighting for Civil Rights

I have worked my entire life to secure equal rights for all Americans and to create an America not defined by color. Everyone should be able to live their lives free from discrimination based on race, gender, ethnicity, age, religion, sexual orientation, political affiliation, and disability status.

Read more below, or please contact my office for more information concerning my work and views on Civil Rights.

More on Civil Rights

Mar 1, 2017 News Articles
Reps. Beatty, Clarke and Jeffries react to the Presidential Address to a Joint Session of the 115th Congress.
Feb 28, 2017 Announcements
Measures expand on goals and ideals of Black History Month
Feb 13, 2017 Press Release
On February 8, 2017, the U.S. Senate voted 53-47 to confirm Steve Mnuchin of California as the next Secretary of the Treasury.
Feb 8, 2017 News Articles
Before the Senate confirmed Sen. Jeff Sessions as President Donald Trump’s attorney general on a 52-47 vote, 13 black caucus Democrats took to video and read a letter by the late Martin Luther King’s widow critical of the Alabama Republican - the same letter that got Warren, D-Mass., barred from speaking on the Senate floor after she read from it Tuesday night.
Feb 8, 2017 Press Release
On February 8, 2017, the U.S. Senate voted 52-47 to confirm Senator Jeff Sessions (AL) as the next United States Attorney General.
Feb 5, 2017 News Articles
Congresswoman Beatty talked with 10TV's Scott Light of Face the State about President Obama's Inauguration crowd in 2009 in comparison to Trump's a few weeks ago, as well as her experience growing up as an African-American woman in the inner city.
Feb 3, 2017 News Articles
Mayor Andrew Ginther signed an executive order reinforcing and expanding immigration policies in Columbus on Friday.
Feb 1, 2017 Announcements
February is Black History Month, a time to reflect on the courageous African-American leaders and historical moments in our country’s ongoing fight for equality and civil rights.
Jan 31, 2017 Press Release
Following President Trump’s executive order banning entry from seven Muslim-majority countries, Democratic representatives demanded that the Administration comply with the federal court orders staying the EO and vowed to fight to overturn it.
Jan 30, 2017 News Articles
Both young and old from multiple faiths and backgrounds hit the pavement at John Glenn International Airport Sunday afternoon in response to President Trump's executive order banning travel to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries for the next 90 days.

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