DISCRIMINATION

Addresses

Naturalization Ceremony, Rutland, VT: Geoffrey Crawford, S695 [6FE]

Articles and editorials

This Is How Steve Bannon Sees the Entire World, H1236 [15FE]

Bills and resolutions

Abortion: prohibit certain abortion-related discrimination in government activities (see S. 301), S680 [3FE] (see H.R. 644), H683 [24JA]

___prohibit discrimination against the unborn on the basis of sex or race (see H.R. 147), H42 [3JA]

Americans With Disabilities Act: promote compliance through education, clarify requirements for demand letters, and provide for a notice and cure period before commencement of a private civil action (see H.R. 620), H682 [24JA]

Bannon, Stephen: condemn NSC appointment and urge immediate removal (see H. Res. 140), H1302 [16FE]

Business and industry: establish minimum standards of fair conduct in franchise sales and business relationships (see H.R. 470), H469 [12JA]

___protect unpaid interns from workplace harassment and discrimination (see H.R. 651), H683 [24JA]

Civil liberties: enhance unity in America through avoidance of `government speech' which promotes or displays symbols, signs, and vestiges of racism, oppression, and intimidation (see H. Res. 12), H46 [3JA]

Civil rights: improve nonretaliation provisions of equal pay requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (see S. 44), S113 [5JA]

___prohibit on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity (see H. Res. 136), H1302 [16FE]

___strengthen equal pay requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (see S. 345), S967 [6FE]

Commission To Study Family Reconstruction Proposals for African-Americans Unjustly Impacted by the ``War on Drugs'': establish (see H.R. 1055), H1184 [14FE]

Commission To Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans: establish (see H.R. 40), H38 [3JA]

Dept. of HUD: authorize funds to prevent housing discrimination through the use of nationwide testing and increase funds for the Fair Housing Initiatives Program (see H.R. 149), H42 [3JA]

___nullify certain regulations and notices (see S. 103), S276 [11JA] (see H.R. 482), H469 [12JA]

Dept. of Justice: appoint independent counsel to investigate whether certain Customs and Border Protection actions violated court orders at the direction of the President or his staff (see H. Res. 102), H1083 [7FE]

EEOC: strengthen Federal antidiscrimination laws and expand accountability within the Federal Government (see H.R. 702), H701 [27JA]

Employment: encourage development of best business practices by corporate, academic, or social entities to increase consideration of underrepresented populations for managerial or leadership positions (see S. Res. 11), S205 [10JA] (see H. Res. 77), H820 [31JA]

FCC: ensure the integrity of voice communications and prevent discrimination among areas in the delivery of such communications by requiring providers to register and comply with basic quality standards (see S. 96), S276 [11JA] (see H.R. 460), H391 [11JA]

Federal employees: extend certain protections against prohibited personnel practices (see H.R. 657), H683 [24JA]

Firearms: terminate Operation Choke Point or similar programs that infringe on ability of dealers and manufacturers of firearms and ammunition to access credit or other financial services (see S. 159), S342 [17JA]

400 Years of African-American History Commission: establish (see S. 392), S1218 [15FE]

Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution: observance (see S. Res. 38), S595 [1FE] (see H. Res. 144), H1303 [16FE]

Government: protect unpaid interns in the Federal Government from workplace harassment and discrimination (see H.R. 653), H683 [24JA]

Greensboro, NC: recognize significance of Greensboro Four Woolworth lunch counter sit-in (see H. Res. 100), H1083 [7FE]

Housing: prohibit discrimination based on use of Section 8 housing vouchers (see H.R. 202), H44 [3JA]

Immigration: prohibit creation of a registry program that classifies people on the basis of religion, race, age, gender, ethnicity, national origin, nationality, or citizenship (see S. 54), S113 [5JA]

___reunite families by reducing visa backlogs and allowing U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents to sponsor their permanent partners for U.S. residence (see H.R. 1036), H1183 [14FE]

Law enforcement: eliminate racial, religious, or other discriminatory profiling (see S. 411), S1304 [16FE]

Legislative Branch of the Government: protect unpaid interns in the legislative branch from workplace harassment and discrimination (see H.R. 652), H683 [24JA]

Medicare: address certain discrimination relative to provision of mental health services and stabilize and modernize provision of partial hospitalization services (see H.R. 166), H42 [3JA]

Miller, Doris: reconsideration of merits of awarding the Medal of Honor posthumously relative to possible racial bias in original decision to award the Navy Cross (see H. Con. Res. 19), H945 [2FE]

Native Americans: repeal certain obsolete laws relating to Native Americans (see S. 343), S967 [6FE]

Refugees: express that the U.S. should continue to admit refugees and immigrants (see H. Con. Res. 25), H1244 [15FE]

___express the U.S. should lead in welcoming refugees and asylum seekers and that no one should be banned from entering due to nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender (see S. Res. 56), S868 [6FE]

Religion: prohibit collection of information and establishment or utilization of a registry for purposes of classifying or surveilling certain individuals on the basis of religious affiliation (see H.R. 489), H470 [12JA]

Trump, President: condemn court rulings against Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (see H. Res. 120), H1125 [13FE]

___prohibit funding to enforce Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (see S. 248), S489 [30JA] (see H.R. 722), H742 [30JA]

___rescind and prohibit funding to enforce Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (see H.R. 724), H742 [30JA] (see H.R. 1075), H1242 [15FE]

___rescind Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (see S. 240), S489 [30JA] (see S. 274), S595 [1FE] (see H.R. 735), H743 [30JA]

U.N.: counter anti-Semitism (see S. 169), S342 [17JA]

U.S. Code: replace references to ``wives'' and ``husbands'' in Federal law with references to ``spouses'' (see H.R. 98), H40 [3JA]

Voting: protect, improve, and modernize (see H.R. 893), H1012 [6FE]

Voting Rights Act: require States to obtain a declaratory judgement of preclearance to implement more than one congressional redistricting after a decennial census (see H.R. 151), H42 [3JA]

Women: constitutional amendment to ensure equal rights (see S.J. Res. 6), S360 [20JA] (see H.J. Res. 33), H686 [24JA]

Workforce Regulatory Review Commission: establish (see H.R. 978), H1083 [7FE]

World War II: recognize National Day of Remembrance to observe anniversary of Executive order restricting freedom of German and Italian Americans and ordering internment of Japanese Americans (see H. Res. 143), H1303 [16FE]

Yates, Sally Quillian: commend for refusal to enforce Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (see H. Res. 94), H1012 [6FE]

Briefs

Hawaii challenge to Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (excerpt), S913 [6FE]

Essays

State of the Union: Abigail Halnon, S488 [30JA]

___Emily Ballou, S394 [23JA]

Examples

Media reports of individuals impacted by President Trump's executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, S475S479 [30JA]

Letters

Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees: Ralph J. Hexter and Robb Davis, H928 [2FE]

___Senator Cardin, Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), S508 [31JA]

___Stamford, CT, citizen, S483 [30JA]

___several Representatives, H932 [2FE]

___several former Government officials, S506 [31JA]

Nomination of Senator Sessions to be Attorney General: Deborah Burger and Jean Ross, National Nurses United (organization), S896, S939 [6FE]

___Hilary O. Shelton, NAACP, S894 [6FE]

___Judy Shepard, S902 [6FE]

___Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, S894 [6FE]

___National Task Force to End Sexual & Domestic Violence, S940S942 [6FE]

___New York citizen, S904 [6FE]

___Scott Frey, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, S895 [6FE]

Virginia law relative to interracial marriage: Richard and Mildred Loving, S957 [6FE]

Remarks in House

Americans With Disabilities Act: promote compliance through education, clarify requirements for demand letters, and provide for a notice and cure period before commencement of a private civil action (H.R. 620), H918 [2FE]

Black Panther Party (organization): anniversary, E64 [13JA]

Business and industry: support companies promoting inclusiveness and that oppopse the Executive order suspending issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, H1015 [7FE]

Commission To Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans: establish (H.R. 40), E9 [3JA]

Congressional Black Caucus: legislative priorities, H599H606 [23JA]

Democratic Party: national agenda, H668 [24JA]

Dept. of Justice: appoint independent counsel to investigate whether certain Customs and Border Protection actions violated court orders at the direction of the President or his staff (H. Res. 102), H1017 [7FE]

District of Columbia: tribute to Metropolitan Police Dept. for actions during incidents at the Islamic Center of Washington, E132 [2FE]

___Women's March on Washington, H241 [10JA], H593, H594 [23JA], H668 [24JA], E89 [24JA]

Fair Pay Act: anniversary, E94 [27JA]

FCC: ensure the integrity of voice communications and prevent discrimination among areas in the delivery of such communications by requiring providers to register and comply with basic quality standards (H.R. 460), H583H586 [23JA], E150 [6FE]

Federal agencies and departments: preservation of discrimination ban on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, H757 [31JA]

Freedom of religion: reaffirm importance of religion and freedom to exercise beliefs peacefully, H1163 [14FE]

Health: prohibit insurance companies from charging women higher premiums than men for health coverage, H646 [24JA]

Immigration: provide funding for legal services for individuals effected by Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, H887 [2FE]

Racial relations: assess impact of Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, KS, relative to segregated schools and ensure vigilance against resegregation of society, H1173H1176 [14FE]

Sessions, Attorney General: suitability to be Attorney General relative to record on civil rights, H1117, H1120 [13FE]

Sessions, Senator: suitability to be Attorney General relative to record on civil rights, H221H232 [9JA], H398, H464 [12JA], E62 [13JA]

Trump, Donald J.: characterization of Presidential transition, H308 [11JA], H460H465 [12JA], E62 [13JA]

Trump, President: decision to relieve Sally Quillian Yates of duties as acting Attorney General for refusal to enforce Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, H753 [31JA]

___evaluation of administration, H599H606 [23JA], H729H733 [30JA], H808H810 [31JA], H823 [1FE], H922, H929 [2FE], H1136 [14FE], H1193 [15FE], E79 [23JA]

___evaluation of administration relative to race relations, H1121 [13FE]

___Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, H705, H706, H707, H708, H721, H722, H723H729H733 [30JA], H751, H752, H753, H754, H756, H757, H758, H759, H760, H761, H803H806, H808H810 [31JA], H824, H826, H827, H829, H830 [1FE], H882, H883, H888, H917, H918, H922H933 [2FE], H950, H951, H960, H963, H964, H966H968 [3FE], H997, H1005 [6FE], H1060H1062, H1073H1075 [7FE], H1224 [15FE], H1250, H1258 [16FE], E110 [31JA]

___Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees relative to agreement with Australia to resettle refugees held in an Australian detention center, H965, H969 [3FE]

___Ninth Circuit Court ruling on enforcing the Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, H1018 [7FE]

___rescind and prohibit funding to enforce Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (H.R. 724), H729 [30JA], H750, H753, H754, H760, H762, H764, H769 [31JA], H833, H834, H836 [1FE], H961 [3FE], E104 [30JA], E125 [1FE]

___rescind and prohibit funding to enforce Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (H.R. 724), unanimous-consent request, H717 [30JA], H765H768 [31JA]

___rescind Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (H.R. 735), H753, H760 [31JA], H1059 [7FE], E104 [30JA]

Voting: assessment of State laws requiring photo identification to vote, H724, H728, H729 [30JA]

___revise criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to certain protections against racial discrimination in voting, H727 [30JA]

Remarks in Senate

Courts: decision of U.S. Court of Appeals to repeal Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, S1029 [9FE]

District of Columbia: Women's March on Washington, S410, S418S420 [24JA]

400 Years of African-American History Commission: establish (S. 392), S1219 [15FE]

Immigration: prohibit creation of a registry program that classifies people on the basis of religion, race, age, gender, ethnicity, national origin, nationality, or citizenship (S. 54), S116 [5JA]

Refugees: express the U.S. should lead in welcoming refugees and asylum seekers and that no one should be banned from entering due to nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender (S. Res. 56), S837, S871 [6FE]

Sessions, Senator: suitability to be Attorney General relative to record on civil rights, S299S301 [12JA], S842S844, S876S926, S929S946, S951, S956S961 [6FE]

Trump, President: decision to relieve Sally Quillian Yates of duties as acting Attorney General for refusal to enforce Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, S485 [30JA], S500, S501, S521 [31JA], S560 [1FE], S937 [6FE]

___evaluation of administration, S546 [1FE], S643 [2FE]

___Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, S462S464, S468S486 [30JA], S500, S504S510, S512, S516, S519S528, S531, S533S536 [31JA], S547, S556, S570 [1FE], S686, S694, S913, S914 [6FE]

___prohibit funding to enforce Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (S. 248), S527 [31JA]

___rescind Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, S977 [9FE]

___rescind Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (S. 240), S475, S491 [30JA], S552 [1FE]

___rescind Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (S. 240), unanimous-consent request, S468 [30JA], S501 [31JA]

___rescind Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees (S. 274), S604, S605 [1FE], S609 [2FE]

Voting: ensure tactics at polling places do not discourage voters from voting, S947 [6FE]

Statements

Executive Order Suspending the Issuance of Visas to Nationals of Certain Countries and Entrance of All Refugees: Kirk Johnson, S480 [30JA]

___Senators McCain and Graham, S915 [6FE]

Statement on President Trump's Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees_Condemns Misguided Mandate, Invites Trump to Meet With Refugees Who Call Ohio Home: Representative Kaptur, H756 [31JA]

U.S. Apology for Internment of Japanese Americans During World War II: Ronald Reagan, S914 [6FE]

Texts of

H.R. 460, Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act, H583 [23JA]

S. Res. 11, encourage development of best business practices by corporate, academic, or social entities to increase consideration of underrepresented populations for managerial or leadership positions, S209 [10JA]

S. Res. 38, Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution, S602 [1FE]

S. Res. 56, express the U.S. should lead in welcoming refugees and asylum seekers and that no one should be banned from entering due to nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender, S871 [6FE]