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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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September 18, 2019 Press Release

“It’s incomprehensible to me that it took a third man to be attacked and almost die to finally dissolve the unconscionable apathy that has allowed Ed Buck, a racist sexual predator, to roam free. Everyone knew that he preyed on young Black men -- two died in his apartment. The inaction in response had a message that was loud and clear: Black gay lives obviously didn’t matter. 

September 6, 2019 Press Release

“I want to acknowledge the passing of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe.  Robert Mugabe helped liberate Zimbabwe from the British colony in 1980 and served as its leader for 37 years. His ZANU-PF party won Zimbabwe’s first independent election.

September 5, 2019 Press Release

“I call on both the South African and Nigerian governments to stand in solidarity against isolated malicious attacks against the people of Nigeria and South Africa.

August 24, 2019 Press Release

“Bayard Rustin was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement and trailblazer for LGBTQ rights. Rustin organized Freedom Rides and later served as an organizer for the March on Washington In honor of his fight and his resilience, I call on the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee of the U.S. Postal Service to request that you issue a stamp commemorating the life of Bayard Rustin.”

August 21, 2019 Press Release

“I am encouraged by the signing of a political agreement and Constitutional Declaration between the Transitional Military Council and the Forces of Freedom and Change. By swearing-in Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and the members of the sovereign council, Sudan is one step closer to a civilian-led government.

August 12, 2019 Press Release

“In the days, months, and years following the tragedies that took place in El Paso, Charlottesville, and a Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, our communities continue to cope with these devastating acts of terrorism.


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Rep. Bass on New Zealand:

Rep. Bass discusses the impact on recent polling information:

February 26, 2019 In The News
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