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Addresses

Be the Light Interfaith Candle Lighting Vigil in Response to Violence in Charlottesville, VA: Stephen W. Camp, E1239 [18SE]

Joint Congressional Address: President Trump, S1495–S1498 [28FE], H1386–H1390 [28FE]

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

U.S. Air Force Academy Policy on Racial Diversity: Jay Silveria, E1330 [5OC]

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Anniversary: Representative Kilmer, E1585 [16NO]

Articles and editorials

Cohen—Trump Budget Hurts African-Americans, E362 [22MR]

Extreme Far Right Judge—5 Ways the Nomination of Neil Gorsuch Threatens Women’s Rights, S2267 [4AP]

Here Are 16 Times Trump Embraced Racism—Trump Has a History of Being Hesitant to Condemn White Supremacists, H7483 [25SE]

History of Surveillance and the Black Community, H8068 [23OC]

Noose at the Smithsonian Brings History Back to Life, S3847 [29JN]

OnPolitics—Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Trips Cost More Than Trans Soldiers’ Health Care, H6482 [27JY]

Real People, Real Lives—The Harm Caused by Judge Gorsuch, S2270–S2274 [4AP]

Sexual Harassment Racket Is Over, H9495 [29NO]

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

We Will Win the Fight for Equal Pay, H2645 [4AP]

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 (see H.R. 4660), H9940 [14DE]

——— 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]

——— require a plaintiff to provide a defendant with an opportunity to voluntarily correct a violation prior to commencing civil action (see H.R. 1493), H2051 [10MR] (see H.R. 3571), H6573 [28JY]

Armed Forces: prohibit discharge of, or denial of reenlistment for, currently serving members based solely on gender identity (see S. 1820), S5743 [14SE] (see H.R. 4041), H8030 [12OC]

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

Barbara Johns Day: designate (see H. Res. 245), H2629 [3AP]

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]

Capitol Building and Grounds: remove all statues of individuals who voluntarily served the Confederated States of America from display in the National Statuary Hall (see S. 1772), S5056 [7SE] (see H.R. 3701), H7181 [7SE]

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]

——— ensure due process protections of individuals against unlawful detention based solely on a protected characteristic (see S. 2250), S8149 [19DE] (see H.R. 4680), H10245 [19DE]

Civil rights: declassify documents from civil rights cold cases and establish a civil rights cold case record collection and the Cold Case Records Review Board (see H.R. 1272), H1462 [1MR]

——— ensure that gender identity is not treated as a protected class in Federal law or policy without the approval of Congress (see H.R. 2796), H4700 [7JN]

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

——— improve remedies for discrimination in the payment of wages based on sex (see S. 819), S2214 [4AP] (see H.R. 1869), H2694 [4AP]

——— prohibit discrimination in the payment of wages based on sex, race, or national origin (see H.R. 2095), H2804 [14AP]

——— prohibit in public accommodations on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity (see H.R. 3520), H6517 [27JY]

——— prohibit on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity (see S. 1006), S2680 [2MY] (see H.R. 2282), H3066 [2MY]

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

——— restore right to individual civil actions in cases involving disparate impact (see H.R. 2486), H4309 [17MY]

——— strengthen equal pay requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (see S. 345), S967 [6FE] (see H.R. 1890), H2696 [4AP]

Colleges and universities: condemn increased harassment and violence against students because of racial, ethnic, religious, and sexual background and recognize efforts of staff and law enforcement to respond to such crimes (see H. Con. Res. 86), H8225 [25OC]

Commission on the Removal of Mexican-Americans to Mexico: establish (see H.R. 1412), H1593 [7MR]

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]

Committee on White Supremacy, Nazism, and Domestic Terror Movements (House, Select): establish (see H. Res. 515), H7382 [13SE]

Congressional Office of Compliance: enroll congressional employees in program to train employees in workplace rights and responsibilities including protections against sexual harassment and discrimination (see H. Res. 630), H9467 [28NO]

——— prohibit imposition of nondisclosure agreements as a condition of payment of awards or settlements of sexual harassment claims and other workplace disputes (see H.R. 4484), H9516 [29NO]

——— prohibit imposition of nondisclosure agreements as a condition of payment of settlements of sexual harassment or assault claims and require reimbursement of the Treasury for such settlements (see H.R. 4503), H9569 [30NO] (see H.R. 4540), H9619 [4DE]

——— prohibit use of public funds for payment of a settlement or award in connection with a claim arising from sexual harassment committed by a Member of Congress (see H.R. 4497), H9568 [30NO]

——— prohibit use of public funds for payment of a settlement or award in connection with a sexual harassment claim or other workplace disputes and release information on previous settlements (see H.R. 4481), H9516 [29NO] (see H.R. 4494), H9568 [30NO]

——— reform investigations of claims of violations of rights and protections by employees, update sexual harassment prevention and response training, and institute discrimination surveys (see S. 2159), S7297 [16NO] (see H.R. 4396), H9375 [15NO]

——— require automatic referral to congressional ethics committees of disposition of any sexual harassment or assault allegation against a Member of Congress or employee (see H.R. 4705), H10345 [20DE]

——— require discrimination and harassment awareness and prevention training, institute discrimination surveys, and require disclosure of sexual misconduct settlements (see S. 2236), S8046 [14DE]

——— require Members to reimburse the Treasury for amounts paid for sexual harassment and assault claims (see H.R. 4615), H9789 [11DE] (see H.R. 4674), H10180 [18DE] (see H.R. 4690), H10344 [20DE]

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women: ratification (see H. Res. 356), H4569 [24MY]

Courts: eliminate mandatory arbitration clauses for claims rising under Federal or State statute, the U.S. Constitution, or a State constitution (see S. 550), S1639 [7MR] (see H.R. 1396), H1593 [7MR]

——— eliminate mandatory arbitration clauses in workplace sexual harassment or discrimination cases (see S. 2203), S7891 [6DE] (see H.R. 4570), H9708 [6DE] (see H.R. 4734), H10428 [26DE]

——— prohibit enforcement by employers of pre-dispute arbitration agreements containing confidentiality clauses (see S. 647), S1840 [15MR] (see H.R. 4130), H8225 [25OC]

——— prohibit exclusion of individuals from service on a Federal jury on account of sexual orientation or gender identity (see S. 635), S1840 [15MR] (see H.R. 1515), H2058 [13MR]

Credit: amend statute of limitations for civil liability relative to discrimination in denial of credit (see H.R. 1522), H2059 [13MR]

——— prohibit creditors from discriminating on account of sexual orientation or gender identity when extending credit (see S. 1143), S3009 [17MY] (see H.R. 2498), H4310 [17MY]

——— prohibit use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purpose of making adverse employment decisions (see S. 1819), S5743 [14SE] (see H.R. 3783), H7422 [14SE]

Crime: condemn hate crimes and other forms of racism, religious or ethnic bias, discrimination, incitement to violence, or animus targeting minorities (see S. Res. 118), S2363 [4AP] (see H. Res. 257), H2788 [6AP]

——— enhance Federal enforcement of hate crimes (see H.R. 1983), H2784 [6AP]

——— increase Federal penalties for violent threats against community centers with religious affiliation (see S. 994), S2650 [1MY] (see H.R. 1730), H2463 [27MR]

Dept. of Commerce: prepare and submit reports to Congress on role of telecommunications in hate crimes (see H.R. 4527), H9598 [1DE]

Dept. of Defense: review discharge characterizations of former members of the Armed Forces discharged for sexual orientation (see S. 1366), S3554 [15JN] (see H.R. 2904), H4936 [15JN]

Dept. of Education: authorize use of grant funds to establish lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) resource centers at historically Black colleges and universities and other minority serving institutions (see H.R. 4699), H10345 [20DE]

——— codify Title IX protections relative to school requirements to prevent and respond to sexual harassment and assault (see H.R. 4030), H8029 [12OC]

——— prohibit institutions of higher education from denying students admission on the basis of immigration or naturalization status (see H.R. 2071), H2787 [6AP]

——— provide grants for education programs on history of treatment of Italian Americans during World War II (see H.R. 1706), H2369 [23MR]

——— require publication of information relative to religious exemptions to requirements of Title IX provisions prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program (see H.R. 3574), H6574 [28JY]

——— strengthen prevention and response measures for hate crimes on college campuses (see H.R. 4093), H8075 [23OC]

——— support educational entities in fully implementing Title IX and reducing and preventing sex discrimination in all areas of education (see S. 1421), S3731 [22JN] (see H.R. 3828), H7486 [25SE]

Dept. of HHS: provide protections for consumers against excessive, unjustified, or unfairly discriminatory increases in insurance premium rates (see S. 1667), S4426 [27JY] (see H.R. 3450), H6514 [27JY]

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]

——— establish that certain conduct in or around a dwelling shall be considered to be severe or pervasive in determining whether a certain type of sexual harassment has occurred under the Fair Housing Act (see S. 1601), S4115 [20JY] (see H.R. 3745), H7312 [12SE]

——— extend Fair Housing Act protections to persons suffering discrimination on the basis of sex or sexual orientation (see S. 1328), S3362 [8JN] (see H.R. 1447), H2017 [9MR]

——— extend Fair Housing Act protections to survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault (see S. 858), S2363 [4AP] (see H.R. 1963), H2753 [5AP]

——— 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]

——— establish grants to reduce incidence of hate crimes (see H.R. 4065), H8031 [12OC]

——— incentivize hate crime reporting, provide grants for State-run hate crime hotlines, and establish private rights of action for victims and additional penalties for certain hate crime convictions (see S. 662), S1840 [15MR] (see H.R. 1566), H2148 [16MR]

——— prohibit Federal grant money to State and local law enforcement agencies with cooling-off periods for officers charged with misconduct (see H.R. 4330), H8695 [9NO]

——— pursue civil actions to eliminate patterns or practices of civil rights violations by police (see H.R. 3799), H7422 [14SE]

Dept. of Labor: prohibit certain practices by employers relative to restrictions on discussion of employees’ and prospective employees’ salary and benefit history (see H.R. 2418), H4190 [11MY]

——— provide reasonable break time at the workplace for nursing mothers (see S. 2122), S7213 [14NO] (see H.R. 3255), H5884 [14JY]

Dept. of State: ban foreigners who have committed gross violations of internationally recognized human rights against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals from entering the U.S. (see S. 1170), S3010 [17MY] (see S. 1172), S3041 [18MY] (see H.R. 2491), H4310 [17MY]

——— review termination characterization of former employees fired for sexual orientation (see S. 1420), S3731 [22JN]

Dept. of the Interior: develop a plan for removal of the monument to Robert E. Lee at Antietam National Battlefield (see H.R. 3779), H7421 [14SE]

Disabled: prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities who need long-term services and supports (see S. 910), S2450 [7AP] (see H.R. 2472), H4222 [16MY]

Diseases and disorders: eliminate discrimination in State criminal and civil laws for those living with HIV/AIDS (see S. 2186), S7819 [4DE] (see H.R. 1739), H2463 [27MR]

EEOC: exclude the application of employment discrimination laws to employment practices that comply with Federal regulations and State laws in certain areas (see H.R. 1646), H2286 [21MR]

——— require employers to report number of settlements for employees with claims of discrimination on the basis of sex, including verbal and physical sexual harassment (see H.R. 4729), H10419 [21DE]

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

Employment: clarify appropriate liability standards for Federal antidiscrimination claims relative to workplace harassment (see S. 2019), S6853 [26OC] (see H.R. 4152), H8270 [26OC]

——— clarify appropriate standards for Federal employment age discrimination and retaliation claims (see S. 443), S1447 [27FE] (see H.R. 2650), H4602 [25MY]

——— 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]

——— provide certain workplace protections to interns relative to discriminatory practices (see H.R. 2538), H4357 [18MY]

Equal Pay Day: observance (see H. Con. Res. 44), H2696 [4AP]

Fair Housing Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 291), H2941 [27AP]

Families and domestic relations: prohibit discrimination in adoption or foster care placements based on sexual orientation, gender identification, or marital status of any prospective parent or the child involved (see S. 1303), S3328 [7JN] (see H.R. 2640), H4568 [24MY]

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]

——— prohibit schools and libraries that receive universal service support from blocking Internet access to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) resources (see H.R. 4098), H8075 [23OC]

Federal employees: extend certain protections against prohibited personnel practices (see S. 576), S1689 [8MR] (see H.R. 657), H683 [24JA]

Firearms: prevent a person convicted of a misdemeanor hate crime, or who received an enhanced sentence for a misdemeanor because of hate or bias in its commission, from obtaining a firearm (see S. 1324), S3362 [8JN] (see H.R. 2841), H4817 [8JN]

——— 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]

Foreign policy: establish a global affairs strategy and provide assistance for people of African descent (see H.R. 1570), H2148 [16MR]

400 Years of African-American History Commission: establish (see S. 392), S1218 [15FE] (see H.R. 1242), H1391 [28FE]

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

Freedom of religion: ensure laws intended to protect religious freedom do not infringe upon laws intended to protect civil rights (see H.R. 3222), H5830 [13JY]

——— reaffirm importance of religion and freedom to exercise beliefs peacefully (see H. Res. 427), H5376 [29JN]

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]

Hate groups: condemn violence in Charlottesville, VA, offer condolences to families of victims, and urge the President to denounce, disavow support from, and terminate administration employment of supporters of, such groups (see S.J. Res. 49), S5004 [6SE] (see H. Con. Res. 77), H6606 [15AU]

——— condemn violence in Charlottesville, VA, offer condolences to families of victims, reject hate groups, and urge the President to address threats posed by those groups (see H.J. Res. 117), H7182 [7SE]

——— denounce and oppose violence, xenophobia, and bigotry promoted by White nationalists and neo-Nazis and urge law enforcement to recognize such groups as terrorist organizations (see H. Con. Res. 78), H7313 [12SE]

Health: prohibit insurance companies from denying or limiting coverage or charging higher premiums for living organ donors and allow use of family and medical leave by such donors (see H.R. 1270), H1462 [1MR]

Housing: affirm the right of all renters to a safe, affordable, and decent home by supporting affordable housing programs, fair housing laws, and renters’ rights (see H. Con. Res. 74), H6517 [27JY]

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

Immigration: exempt certain Iraqis and Afghanis from Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees and adjust refugee resettlement priority for certain Afghanis (see H.R. 1263), H1392 [28FE]

——— 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]

——— protect U.S. citizens and residents from unlawful profiling, arrest, and detention (see S. 748), S2047 [28MR]

——— 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]

Infrastructure: ensure any infrastructure plan provides for job creation, public investment, clean energy jobs, fair hiring and wage standards, and protection of Federal aid programs, the environment, and civil rights (see H. Con. Res. 63), H4606 [25MY]

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 332), H4311 [17MY]

International Women’s Day: support goals (see S. Res. 84), S1690 [8MR]

Iran: condemn persecution of Baha’is and continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights, impose sanctions for such violations, and call for release of religious prisoners (see S. Res. 139), S2530 [25AP] (see H. Res. 274), H2846 [25AP]

Italian Americans: apologize for treatment during World War II (see H.R. 1707), H2369 [23MR]

Johnson, John A. (Jack): pardon posthumously (see S. Res. 71), S1501 [28FE] (see H. Con. Res. 31), H1392 [28FE]

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

——— prohibit racial profiling (see H.R. 1498), H2051 [10MR]

Legislative branch of the Government: enhance enforcement authority for occupational safety and health protections and provide whistleblower and other antidiscrimination protections for employees (see H.R. 4195), H8294 [31OC]

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

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender: develop policies to support transgender women of color (see H. Res. 545), H7635 [28SE]

LGBT Equality Day: designate (see S. Res. 202), S3765 [26JN] (see H. Res. 405), H5179 [26JN]

Medicaid: incentivize development of community-based interventions to reduce health disparities among certain populations (see H.R. 2048), H2787 [6AP]

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]

——— establish Universal Medicare Program to provide comprehensive health insurance coverage for all U.S. residents (see S. 1804), S5480 [13SE]

Miller, Doris: reconsider 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]

Motor vehicles: promote awareness of, and encourage collaboration and communication to engage in efforts to end, motorcycle profiling (see S. Res. 154), S2774 [4MY] (see H. Res. 318), H4185 [8MY]

National security: improve diversity and inclusion in the workforce of national security agencies (see S. 924), S2490 [24AP]

National Voter Registration Day: designate (see S. Res. 268), S6134 [26SE]

National Voting Rights Month: designate (see H. Res. 501), H6654 [5SE]

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

Portland, OR: condemn stabbings of men protecting women who were targets of anti-Muslim hate speech on light rail train, offer condolences to families of victims, and support efforts to heal and overcome bigotry (see S.J. Res. 44), S3294 [6JN] (see S.J. Res. 45), S3362 [8JN] (see H.J. Res. 105), H4646 [6JN]

Racial relations: condemn murder of Richard W. Collins III on University of Maryland campus, recognize threat of hate speech and activities, and promote tolerant and safe learning environment on college campuses (see H. Res. 423), H5376 [29JN]

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]

——— prohibit barring of refugees from entering the U.S. based on their country of origin (see S. 2145), S7296 [16NO]

Religion: ensure organizations with religious or moral convictions are allowed to provide child welfare services (see S. 811), S2214 [4AP] (see H.R. 1881), H2695 [4AP]

——— 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]

Senior citizens: provide equal treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older individuals (see S. 2089), S7062 [7NO] (see H.R. 4222), H8443 [2NO]

Social Security: provide for equal treatment of individuals in same-sex marriages (see H.R. 2247), H2971 [28AP]

Taxation: provide a tax credit to businesses that invest in American jobs, provide fair wages and benefits, employ active duty personnel, recruit veterans, and maintain a diverse workforce (see S. 1778), S5056 [7SE] (see H.R. 3925), H7749 [3OC]

Transgender Day of Remembrance: observance (see H. Res. 628), H9425 [16NO]

Trump, President: condemn and censure for response to violence in Charlottesville, VA, and terminate administration employment of supporters of hate groups (see H. Res. 496), H6612 [18AU]

——— 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]

——— impeachment (see H. Res. 646), H9709 [6DE]

——— 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 S. 549), S1639 [7MR] (see S. 1979), S6536 [18OC] (see H.R. 722), H742 [30JA] (see H.R. 4271), H8596 [7NO]

——— 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] (see H.R. 1503), H2051 [10MR]

——— rescind Executive order on religious freedom relative to effects on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals, women, religious minorities and others (see S. 1114), S2916 [11MY]

——— 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 S. 608), S1778 [13MR] (see H.R. 735), H743 [30JA]

——— rescind Executive order to construct a border wall, allow local enforcement of Federal immigration laws, hire additional border patrol agents, and increase removal and detention of undocumented immigrants (see S. 668), S1841 [15MR]

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]

U.S. Commission on Hate Crimes: establish (see H.R. 3980), H7887 [5OC]

Voting: modernize voter registration, promote access to voting for disabled individuals, and protect the right to vote (see S. 1437), S3765 [26JN] (see H.R. 12), H5138 [23JN]

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

——— require States to meet standards for location and operation of polling places, including standards on wait times, quantity, location, accessibility, resources, and preventing harassment or intimidation (see H.R. 2499), H4310 [17MY]

——— revise criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to certain protections against racial discrimination in voting (see S. 1419), S3731 [22JN] (see H.R. 2978), H5047 [21JN] (see H.R. 3239), H5831 [13JY]

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: affirm importance of Title IX, applaud increase in educational opportunities for women and girls, and recognize work left to be done to further increase such opportunities (see S. Res. 201), S3732 [22JN]

——— anniversary of first women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls, NY (see H. Res. 457), H6042 [19JY]

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

——— ensure reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition (see S. 1101), S2915 [11MY] (see H.R. 2417), H4189 [11MY]

——— promote economic security and safety of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking victims (see S. 2043), S6923 [31OC] (see H.R. 4198), H8294 [31OC]

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]

——— recognize National Day of Remembrance to observe anniversary of Executive order restricting freedom of Japanese Americans and oppose discriminatory policies based on race, ethnicity, religion, or national origin (see S. Res. 70), S1448 [27FE]

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, S475–S479 [30JA]

Excerpts

‘‘I Am Jazz,’’ Jazz Jennings and Jessica Herthel, H4316 [18MY]

Minnesota LGBT activists’ experiences, E633–E635 [16MY]

Letters

Condemn recent surge in hate crimes: Congressional Black Caucus, H4838 [12JN]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs Veterans Choice Program exemption from oversight by Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs: several women’s and human rights organizations, H2724 [5AP]

EEOC equal pay data collection, Dept. of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs transfer into EEOC, and treatment of Federal contractors who repeatedly violate Fair Labor Standards Act: Faiz Shakir and Vania Leveille, ACLU, H7308 [12SE]

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]

——— several former senior Government and military officials, S506 [31JA]

——— several Representatives, H932 [2FE]

——— Stamford, CT, citizen, S483 [30JA]

Nomination of E. Scott Pruitt to be EPA Administrator: several African American environmental justice organizations, S1325 [16FE]

——— several former EPA employees, S1327 [16FE]

——— several Latino civic organizations, S1326 [16FE]

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 and Domestic Violence, S940–S942 [6FE]

——— New York resident, S904 [6FE]

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

Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act: Jonathan Greenblatt, Anti-Defamation League, H9775 [11DE]

——— Richard Foltin, American Jewish Congress, H9775 [11DE]

Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act: Marc H. Morial, National Urban League, H8116 [24OC]

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

Lists

People killed during 1967 Newark, NJ, riots, H5442 [12JY]

Motions

Trump, President: impeachment, H9682 [6DE]

Press releases

Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees and Invitation for President Trump To Meet With Refugees Who Call Ohio Home: Representative Kaptur, H756 [31JA]

Proposals

President Trump impeachment, H7928 [11OC], H9673, H9682 [6DE]

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], H1280 [16FE], H2062 [15MR], H7379 [13SE], H7412 [14SE]

Anti-Defamation League: tribute, H5304 [29JN]

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

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day: observance, E1062 [26JY]

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

Civil rights: assessment of court decisions alleging discrimination based on transgenderism, H4696–H4698 [7JN]

——— continuing struggle between law enforcement and African Americans, H5055 [22JN], H5185 [27JN]

——— ensure that gender identity is not treated as a protected class in Federal law or policy without the approval of Congress, H4696–H4698 [7JN]

——— improve remedies for discrimination in the payment of wages based on sex, H1603 [8MR]

——— improve remedies for discrimination in the payment of wages based on sex (H.R. 1869), H2617, H2618 [3AP], H2637, H2639, H2645, H2646, H2678, H2679 [4AP], E447 [4AP], E1062 [26JY]

——— prohibit discrimination in the payment of wages based on sex, race, or national origin (H.R. 2095), E508 [14AP]

——— prohibit on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity (H.R. 2282), H3010, H3012 [2MY], H5294 [28JN], E747 [2JN]

——— prohibit on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity (H. Res. 136), E213 [16FE]

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

Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (House): urge hearings to investigate cause of recent surge in hate crimes, H2092 [16MR]

Congressional Black Caucus: legislative priorities, H599–H606 [23JA]

Congressional Office of Compliance: enroll congressional employees in program to train employees in workplace rights and responsibilities including protections against sexual harassment and discrimination (H. Res. 630), H9491–H9498 [29NO], H9527 [30NO], H9601 [4DE], E1624 [30NO]

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women: ratification (H. Res. 356), E712 [24MY]

Credit: prohibit use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purpose of making adverse employment decisions (H.R. 3783), E1222 [14SE]

Crime: condemn recent surge in hate crimes, H1363 [28FE], H2154 [17MR], H4838–H4845 [12JN], H9473 [29NO], H9523 [30NO]

——— increase Federal penalties for violent threats against community centers with religious affiliation (H.R. 1730), H2456 [27MR], H2578 [30MR], H9773–H9777 [11DE]

Democratic Party: national agenda, H668 [24JA]

Dept. of Agriculture: prohibit funding to entities that overtly identify or stigmatize potential National School Lunch Program participants, H7037 [6SE]

Dept. of Defense: discrimination against transgendered servicemembers, H5770 [13JY]

——— prohibit funding to conduct transgender sensitivity courses or screen servicemembers regarding gender reassignment surgery, H5828 [13JY]

——— prohibit funding to enforce Executive order on prohibiting Federal contractors from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, H5827 [13JY]

Dept. of Education: remove prohibition on use of Federal funds for purpose of transportation necessary to desegregate public schools, H7111 [7SE]

Dept. of HUD: support affordable and public housing programs, H8647–H8652 [8NO]

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]

——— proposal to investigate universities’ affirmative action admissions policies, E1119 [4AU]

Dept. of Labor: prohibit certain practices by employers relative to restrictions on discussion of employees’ and prospective employees’ salary and benefit history (H.R. 2418), E627 [11MY]

District of Columbia: allow control over local funds relative to enforcement of employment nondiscrimination laws, taxing and regulating marijuana sales, and provision of abortion services, H7345 [13SE]

——— prohibit funding to enforce certain employment nondiscrimination laws relative to reproductive health care decisions, H7342–H7344 [13SE]

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

——— Women’s March on Washington, H241 [10JA], H593, H594 [23JA], H668 [24JA], E89 [24JA]

EEOC: pay data collection implementation funding, H7264, H7265 [12SE]

——— require employers to report number of settlements for employees with claims of discrimination on the basis of sex, including verbal and physical sexual harassment (H.R. 4729), E1750 [21DE]

——— strengthen Federal antidiscrimination laws and expand accountability within the Federal Government (H.R. 702), H5398–H5402 [11JY]

Elections: State and local election results, H8609 [8NO]

Equal Pay Day: observance, H2617, H2618 [3AP], H2636, H2637, H2639, H2645, H2646, H2678, H2679 [4AP], H2701 [5AP], E447 [4AP]

Fair Pay Act: anniversary, E94 [27JA]

FBI: categorization of certain African American activists, E1447 [27OC]

——— categorization of certain African-American activists, H8067–H8074 [23OC]

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), H583–H586 [23JA], E150 [6FE]

Federal agencies and departments: exempt agreements pertaining to race, religion, national origin, or any other protected category from limitations on donations made pursuant to settlement agreements to which the U.S. is a party, H8119, H8120 [24OC]

——— preservation of discrimination ban on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, H757 [31JA]

Federal employees: extend certain protections against prohibited personnel practices (H.R. 657), H2983, H2984 [1MY]

Firearms: exempt individuals convicted of certain hate crimes from provision to permit States to provide reciprocal treatment for carrying of certain concealed firearms by nonresidents, H9690 [6DE]

Fitzpatrick, Representative: tribute to recent visit from Bucks County, PA, young constituents regarding civil rights, H9669 [6DE]

Foreign policy: establish a global affairs strategy and provide assistance for people of African descent (H.R. 1570), E334 [16MR]

400 Years of African-American History Commission: establish (H.R. 1242), H2985–H2987 [1MY], H4599 [25MY], E730 [25MY]

Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution: observance, H708 [30JA]

Freedom of religion: reaffirm importance of religion and freedom to exercise beliefs peacefully, H1163 [14FE], H7678 [3OC]

Germany: anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, H8608 [8NO]

Government: protect unpaid interns in the Federal Government from workplace harassment and discrimination (H.R. 653), H4268, H4269 [17MY]

Gutierrez, Representative: town hall meeting in Chicago, IL, H1951 [9MR]

Hate groups: condemn violence in Charlottesville, VA, offer condolences to families of victims, and urge the President to denounce and disavow support from such groups, E1138 [18AU]

——— condemn violence in Charlottesville, VA, offer condolences to families of victims, and urge the President to denounce, disavow support from, and terminate administration employment of supporters of, such groups (S.J. Res. 49), H7287 [12SE]

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

House of Representatives: moment of silence in memory of men who were stabbed protecting women who were targets of anti-Muslim hate speech on light rail train in Portland, OR, H4687 [7JN]

——— moment of silence in remembrance of victims of violence in Charlottesville, VA, H7412 [14SE]

Housing: affirm the right of all renters to a safe, affordable, and decent home by supporting affordable housing programs, fair housing laws, and renters’ rights (H. Con. Res. 74), H8650 [8NO]

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

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: observance, E365 [22MR]

International Women’s Day: observance, E346 [20MR]

International Workers’ Day: tribute to Rise Up May 1 events, H2699 [5AP]

Iran: condemn persecution of Baha’is and continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights, impose sanctions for such violations, and call for release of religious prisoners (H. Res. 274), E1153 [1SE], E1399, E1403, E1405 [23OC]

Law enforcement: prohibit racial profiling (H.R. 1498), E316 [10MR]

Legislative branch of the Government: enhance enforcement authority for occupational safety and health protections and provide whistleblower and other antidiscrimination protections for employees (H.R. 4195), E1471 [31OC]

LGBT Equality Day: designate (H. Res. 405), H5142 [26JN]

Log Cabin Republicans (organization): anniversary, H6199 [24JY]

Mellon-Anibaba, Kate: California 3d Congressional District Woman of the Year award recipient, E1489 [2NO]

Minnesota: town hall forum to discuss concerns of transgender community, E633 [16MY]

Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition: anniversary, E407 [29MR]

New York: tribute to Muslim Public Affairs Council and Jewish Community Center in Getzville, NY, for taking a stand against recent threats to the Jewish community in Western New York, E287 [8MR]

Newark, NJ: anniversary of 1967 riots protesting police brutality, H5442 [12JY]

North America’s Building Trades Unions: tribute to protestors at legislative conference, H2705 [5AP]

Parks, Rosa: anniversary of refusal to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, AL, H9588 [1DE], E1675 [7DE]

Portland, OR: condemn stabbings of men protecting women who were targets of anti-Muslim hate speech on light rail train, offer condolences to families of victims, and support efforts to heal and overcome bigotry, H4687 [7JN]

——— condemn stabbings of men protecting women who were targets of anti-Muslim hate speech on light rail train, offer condolences to families of victims, and support efforts to heal and overcome bigotry (H.J. Res. 105), E773 [6JN]

Puerto Rico: condemn anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) statements by certain officials of the pro-statehood movement, H5438 [12JY]

Purcellville, VA: anniversary of desegregation of Purcellville Library, E501 [12AP]

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, H1173–H1176 [14FE]

Refugees: express that the U.S. should continue to admit refugees and immigrants, H1490 [2MR]

Religion: condemn acts of anti-Semitism, H1576 [7MR], H1599 [8MR]

Senior citizens: provide equal treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older individuals, H8300 [1NO]

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, H221–H232 [9JA], H398, H464 [12JA], E62 [13JA]

Silveria, Jay: commend statement as superintendent of U.S. Air Force Academy relative to racial incident, H7762 [4OC], E1330 [5OC]

Sports: actions of athletes during sporting events protesting racial inequality and discrimination, H7439, H7440, H7476 [25SE], H7491, H7494, H7495, H7522 [26SE], H7666–H7668 [2OC], H7925 [11OC]

Supreme Court: decision in Obergefell v. Hodges relative to requirement of a State to license a marriage between two people of the same sex or to recognize an out-of-State same-sex marriage, H2583 [30MR]

——— decision in Shelby County v. Holder relative to constitutionality of preclearance of attempts to change voting qualifications or prerequisites to voting, H5907, H5908, H5909 [17JY], E1008 [18JY]

——— decision to allow Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries to go into effect while legal challenges continue, H9615 [4DE]

Taxation: provide a tax credit to businesses that invest in American jobs, provide fair wages and benefits, employ active duty personnel, recruit veterans, and maintain a diverse workforce (H.R. 3925), H7732, H7734 [3OC], H8583 [7NO]

Transgender Awareness Week: observance, H9184 [14NO]

Trump, Donald J.: characterization of Presidential transition, H308 [11JA], H460–H465 [12JA], E62 [13JA]

Trump, President: allegations of political bias relative to court rulings on enforcing the Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, H4203 [16MY]

——— court rulings on enforcing the Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, H1018 [7FE], H2175–H2179 [17MR], H2580 [30MR], H4696 [7JN], H4836 [12JN], H5142 [26JN], H7911 [10OC]

——— court rulings on Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees relative to exemption for individuals with close relatives living in the U.S., H6217 [25JY]

——— decision to ban transgender individuals from serving in the military, H6306, H6313, H6364, H6421 [26JY], H6482, H6483, H6501 [27JY], H6530 [28JY]

——— 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, H599–H606 [23JA], H729–H733 [30JA], H808–H810 [31JA], H823 [1FE], H922, H929 [2FE], H1136 [14FE], H1193 [15FE], H1363 [28FE], H1951 [9MR], H2519 [29MR], H2634 [4AP], H2932 [27AP], H7324 [13SE], H7490 [26SE], H8261, H8262 [26OC], E79 [23JA]

——— evaluation of administration relative to impact on minority communities, H2995–H3001 [1MY], H9795 [12DE], E582 [2MY]

——— evaluation of administration relative to race relations, H1121 [13FE], H7477–H7484 [25SE], E1298 [2OC]

——— evaluation of administration relative to women’s issues, H7927 [11OC]

——— Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, H705, H706, H707, H708, H721, H722, H723–H733 [30JA], H751, H752, H753, H754, H756, H757, H758, H759, H760, H761, H803–H806, H808–H810 [31JA], H824, H826, H827, H829, H830 [1FE], H882, H883, H888, H917, H918, H922–H933 [2FE], H950, H951, H960, H963, H964, H966–H968 [3FE], H997, H1005 [6FE], H1060–H1062, H1073–H1075 [7FE], H1224 [15FE], H1250, H1258 [16FE], H1341 [27FE], H2049 [10MR], H2088 [16MR], H7540 [27SE], E110 [31JA]

——— Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees on international students, H5443 [12JY]

——— 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]

——— impact of Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees on international students, H4431 [23MY]

——— impeachment, H7928 [11OC], H7983 [12OC], H9187 [14NO], H9594–H9596 [1DE], H9682 [6DE]

——— impeachment (H. Res. 646), H9670, H9673 [6DE], H9715 [7DE], H9795 [12DE]

——— Joint Congressional Address, H1399, H1456–H1461 [1MR]

——— 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], H765–H768 [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]

U.N.: counter anti-Semitism, H2522 [29MR]

——— U.N. Women (organization) funding, H7129 [7SE]

Voting: assessment of State laws requiring photo identification to vote, H724, H728, H729 [30JA], H5905 [17JY], E1008 [18JY]

——— revise criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to certain protections against racial discrimination in voting, H727 [30JA], H7484 [25SE]

——— revise criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to certain protections against racial discrimination in voting (H.R. 2978), H5191 [27JN], E879 [22JN], E999 [17JY], E1082 [28JY]

Voting Rights Act: reauthorize, H5056 [22JN]

——— restore, H8582 [7NO], H9161 [13NO]

Washington (State): formation of D.C. Bully Busters group by 7th Congressional District girls, H2073 [15MR]

Women: constitutional amendment to ensure equal rights, H4432 [23MY]

World War II: anniversary of Executive order ordering internment of Japanese Americans, H5238 [28JN], H8480 [3NO]

——— tribute to 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, H2636 [4AP]

Remarks in Senate

Armed Forces: prohibit discharge of, or denial of reenlistment for, currently serving members based solely on gender identity, S5724 [14SE]

Bush, John K.: suitability to be circuit judge relative to political views, S4062–S4066, S4069–S4074, S4076, S4077 [19JY], S4088–S4090, S4093 [20JY]

Capitol Building and Grounds: remove all statues of individuals who voluntarily served the Confederated States of America from display in the National Statuary Hall (S. 1772), S5058 [7SE]

Children and youth: impact of government regulations on provision of equal access to quality education for all children, S1683–S1685 [8MR]

Civil rights: prohibit on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity (S. 1006), S2744 [4MY], S3854 [29JN]

——— strengthen equal pay requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (S. 345), S2162 [3AP]

Courts: eliminate mandatory arbitration clauses for claims rising under Federal or State statute, the U.S. Constitution, or a State constitution (S. 550), S1642 [7MR]

Crime: condemn hate crimes and other forms of racism, religious or ethnic bias, discrimination, incitement to violence, or animus targeting minorities (S. Res. 118), S2371, S2372 [4AP]

——— condemn recent surge in hate crimes, S1910 [22MR]

Dept. of HHS: provide protections for consumers against excessive, unjustified, or unfairly discriminatory increases in insurance premium rates (S. 1667), S4430 [27JY]

Dept. of HUD: extend Fair Housing Act protections to persons suffering discrimination on the basis of sex or sexual orientation (S. 1328), S3365 [8JN]

DeVos, Sec. of Education: evaluation of statements on historically Black colleges and universities and school choice, S1463 [28FE]

District of Columbia: Women’s March on Washington, S410, S418–S420 [24JA]

Equal Pay Day: observance, S2181, S2194, S2195 [4AP]

Fair Pay Act: anniversary, S2181 [4AP]

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 (S. 96), S4815 [3AU]

Federal employees: extend certain protections against prohibited personnel practices (H.R. 657), S3227 [25MY]

400 Years of African-American History Commission: establish (H.R. 1242), S8268 [21DE]

——— establish (S. 392), S1219 [15FE]

Freedom of religion: reaffirm importance of religion and freedom to exercise beliefs peacefully, S3989 [13JY], S5042 [7SE]

Hate groups: condemn violence in Charlottesville, VA, offer condolences to families of victims, and urge the President to denounce, disavow support from such groups, S4922 [5SE]

——— condemn violence in Charlottesville, VA, offer condolences to families of victims, and urge the President to denounce, disavow support from, and terminate administration employment of supporters of, such groups, S5030 [7SE]

——— condemn violence in Charlottesville, VA, offer condolences to families of victims, and urge the President to denounce, disavow support from, and terminate administration employment of supporters of, such groups (S.J. Res. 49), S5006, S5016 [6SE], S5023 [7SE], S5165 [11SE]

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]

International Women’s Day: support goals (S. Res. 84), S1695, S1696 [8MR]

Iran: condemn persecution of Baha’is and continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights, impose sanctions for such violations, and call for release of religious prisoners (S. Res. 139), S8276, S8277 [21DE]

Law enforcement: eliminate racial, religious, or other discriminatory profiling (S. 411), S1296 [16FE], S1943 [23MR]

Little Rock, AR: anniversary of integration of Central High School, S6088, S6089 [25SE]

Medicare: establish Universal Medicare Program to provide comprehensive health insurance coverage for all U.S. residents (S. 1804), S5269 [13SE], S5728 [14SE], S5826, S5839 [19SE]

National objectives: priority assignments, S2507–S2509 [25AP]

National Voter Registration Day: designate (S. Res. 268), S6138 [26SE]

Native Americans: repeal certain obsolete laws relating to Native Americans (S. 343), S7497 [29NO]

Portland, OR: condemn stabbings of men protecting women who were targets of anti-Muslim hate speech on light rail train, offer condolences to families of victims, and support efforts to heal and overcome bigotry (S.J. Res. 44), S3343, S3344 [7JN]

——— condemn stabbings of men protecting women who were targets of anti-Muslim hate speech on light rail train, offer condolences to families of victims, and support efforts to heal and overcome bigotry (S.J. Res. 45), S3372 [8JN]

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]

Religion: condemn acts of anti-Semitism, S1467 [28FE]

Sessions, Senator: suitability to be Attorney General relative to record on civil rights, S299–S301 [12JA], S842–S844, S876–S926, S929–S946, S951, S956–S961 [6FE]

Taxation: provide a tax credit to businesses that invest in American jobs, provide fair wages and benefits, employ active duty personnel, recruit veterans, and maintain a diverse workforce, S6429 [17OC], S7513, S7516–S7518 [30NO]

——— provide a tax credit to businesses that invest in American jobs, provide fair wages and benefits, employ active duty personnel, recruit veterans, and maintain a diverse workforce (S. 1778), S8116 [19DE]

Trump, President: court rulings on enforcing the Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, S1029 [9FE]

——— decision to ban transgender individuals from serving in the military, S4707 [2AU]

——— 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], S1596–S1601 [6MR], S1909–S1912 [22MR], S8197–S8199 [21DE]

——— Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, S462–S464, S468–S486 [30JA], S500, S504–S510, S512, S516, S519–S528, S531, S533–S536 [31JA], S547, S556, S570 [1FE], S686, S694, S913, S914 [6FE], S1257 [16FE], S1591, S1600–S1603 [6MR], S1736 [9MR], S1910 [22MR], S6285 [3OC]

——— 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 on religious freedom relative to effects on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals, women, religious minorities and others (S. 1114), S2919 [11MY]

——— 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 voting, S947 [6FE]

——— revise criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to certain protections against racial discrimination in voting (S. 1419), S3733 [22JN]

World War II: anniversary of Executive order ordering internment of Japanese Americans, S3204 [25MY]

——— recognize National Day of Remembrance to observe anniversary of Executive order restricting freedom of Japanese Americans and oppose discriminatory policies based on race, ethnicity, religion, or national origin, S2677 [2MY]

Reports filed

Condemn Iranian Persecution of Baha’is and Continued Violation of International Covenants on Human Rights, Impose Sanctions for Violations, and Call for Release of Religious Prisoners: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 139), S7945 [11DE]

Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act: Committee on Oversight and Goverment Reform (House) (H.R. 702) (H. Rept. 115–79), H2694 [4AP]

Federal Intern Protection Act: Committee on Oversight and Goverment Reform (House) (H.R. 653) (H. Rept. 115–78), H2694 [4AP]

Follow the Rules Act: Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (Senate) (S. 576) (S. Rept. 115–30), S2490 [24AP]

——— Committee on Oversight and Goverment Reform (House) (H.R. 657) (H. Rept. 115–67), H2557 [29MR]

400 Years of African-American History Commission Act: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 392) (S. Rept. 115–63), S2963 [16MY]

——— Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (House) (H.R. 1242) (H. Rept. 115–105), H3002 [1MY]

Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) (S. 96) (S. Rept. 115–6), S1935 [22MR]

Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act: Committee on the Judiciary (House) (H.R. 1730) (H. Rept. 115–456), H9788 [11DE]

Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging Conciliation With Tribes (RESPECT) Act: Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 343) (S. Rept. 115–85), S3145 [24MY]

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]

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

Testimonies

Diversity and Inclusion Issues at Bucks County, PA, Schools: Aliyah Salley, E1730 [19DE]

——— Anna Goldfarb, E1727 [19DE]

——— Ashton Noonan, E1728 [19DE]

——— Jayla Johnson, E1686 [12DE]

——— Margaret Zheng, E1729 [19DE]

Texts of

Constitutional amendment to ensure equal rights for women, S2045 [28MR]

H. Res. 630, enroll congressional employees in Congressional Office of Compliance program to train employees in workplace rights and responsibilities including protections against sexual harassment and discrimination, H9491 [29NO]

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

H.R. 653, Federal Intern Protection Act, H4268 [17MY]

H.R. 657, Follow the Rules Act, H2983 [1MY]

H.R. 702, Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act, H5398 [11JY]

H.R. 1242, 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act, H2985 [1MY]

H.R. 1730, Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act, H9773 [11DE]

S. 96, Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act, S4815 [3AU]

S. 343, Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging Conciliation With Tribes (RESPECT) Act, S7497 [29NO]

S. 910, Disability Integration Act, S2451–S2455 [7AP]

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]

S. Res. 70, National Day of Remembrance to observe anniversary of Executive order restricting freedom of Japanese Americans during World War II and oppose discriminatory policies based on race, ethnicity, religion, or national origin, S1453 [27FE]

S. Res. 71, pardon John A. (Jack) Johnson posthumously, S1505 [28FE]

S. Res. 84, support goals of International Women’s Day, S1693 [8MR]

S. Res. 118, condemn hate crimes and other forms of racism, religious or ethnic bias, discrimination, incitement to violence, or animus targeting minorities, S2371 [4AP]

S. Res. 139, condemn Iranian persecution of Baha’is and continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights, impose sanctions for such violations, and call for release of religious prisoners, S2533 [25AP], S8276, S8277 [21DE]

S. Res. 154, promote awareness of, and encourage collaboration and communication to engage in efforts to end, motorcycle profiling, S2776 [4MY]

S. Res. 201, affirm importance of Title IX, applaud increase in educational opportunities for women and girls, and recognize work left to be done to further increase such opportunities, S3736 [22JN]

S. Res. 202, LGBT Equality Day, S3767 [26JN]

S. Res. 268, National Voter Registration Day, S6138 [26SE]

S.J. Res. 45, condemn stabbings of men in Portland, OR, protecting women who were targets of anti-Muslim hate speech on light rail train, offer condolences to families of victims, and support efforts to heal and overcome bigotry, S3365, S3372 [8JN]

S.J. Res. 49, condemn violence of hate groups in Charlottesville, VA, offer condolences to families of victims, and urge President to denounce, disavow support from, and terminate administration employment of supporters of, such groups, S5165 [11SE], H7288 [12SE]