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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

Criminal Justice

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August 12, 2018 In The News
July 9, 2018 Press Release

“Brett Kavanaugh is an absolutely disastrous nominee for the United States Supreme Court.

“After soliciting conservative interest groups for a list of judges who threaten legal precedent enforcing fair voting practices, protecting women’s reproductive rights, or even banning segregation, Donald Trump has selected the only candidate on the list who will do all of the above, in addition to defending the President from the Mueller investigation.

“If confirmed, five conservative men could annihilate the reproductive rights of millions of American women.

June 28, 2018 Press Release

The questioning followed up on numerous hearings and testimony from top officials regarding the true origin of the report.

June 15, 2018 In The News

June 8, 2018 Press Release

“The outrageous separation of families at the border isn’t just a temporary consequence that ends upon reunification of the child and their parent. Separation means significant trauma for both parties. 

May 10, 2018 Press Release

On the campaign trail, then-candidate Donald J. Trump asked the African-American community “What do you have to lose?” in reference to voting for him. When the Rep. Bass and members of the CBC executive leadership team met with President Trump in March 2017, the caucus answered his question in the form a 130-page policy document titled, “We Have A Lot to Lose: Solutions to Advance Black Families in the 21st Century.” President Trump never responded to the document. 

February 15, 2018 Press Release

“This week, Congress turned back the clock on the civil rights of people with disabilities while setting a dangerous precedent for civil rights enforcement in the future.  House Republicans have taken the first step in imposing significant hurdles for victims of discrimination by rolling back progress laid out in the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 that guaranteed the rights of persons with disabilities, a community that has fought so hard for accessibility and accommodation. This is a truly disappointing outcome.”