Press Releases

Press Releases

Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s Statement on Berkeley Protests

April 27, 2017

Washington, D.C.Congresswoman Lee released the following statement on today’s protests in Berkeley:

“UC Berkeley has a storied history of dissent and, as an alumna myself, I am proud of the university’s long-standing commitment to providing a forum ...

Issues: Civil Rights

Press Releases

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Concludes Productive CODEL to East Asia

April 26, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Lee returned this week from a congressional delegation to South Korea and Japan. The CODEL focused on critical issues facing U.S. and international security in the region, including nuclear threats posed by North Korea in the Korean Peninsula.

Issues: Global Peace & Security

Press Releases

Rep. Lee, Members Demand Immediate Removal of Steve Bannon from White House Staff

April 14, 2017

Washington, DC – Following the removal of Steve Bannon from the National Security Council, Members of Congress led by Congresswoman Barbara Lee called for the immediate removal of Steve Bannon, a white supremacist, from the White House staff.

“Steve Bannon is a radical ...


Articles & Op-Eds

Articles & Op-Eds

Rep. Barbara Lee: How to Move Toward an AIDS-Free Generation

February 20, 2017

To the Editor:

Re “HIV/AIDS

Articles & Op-Eds

Rep. Barbara Lee: The Hyde Amendment Is 'Blatant Discrimination Against Poor Women'

January 31, 2017

In my time as an elected representative in California and here in Congress, I am proud to have fought side-by-side with constituents, advocates, and my colleagues to end racial and gender discrimination, stand up for our human rights, and work to build a future in which all our families can thriv ...

Issues: Women,Health Care

Articles & Op-Eds

Rep. Barbara Lee: We Must Keep Fighting For Reforms to End Gun Violence

January 30, 2017

One year ago today, I held a gun violence town hall in West Oakland, featuring young activists from the East Bay. At that town hall, I had the honor of meeting 19-year-old Roderick “Travon” Godfrey, an Oakland native, painfully impacted by the violence in his community. 

Issues: Civil Rights


 
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