Press Releases

Press Releases

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Denounces Republican Leadership’s Decision to Strip AUMF Repeal Amendment

July 19, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, at a bipartisan press conference, Congresswoman Barbara Lee denounced Republican leadership’s decision to strip her bipartisan amendment to repeal the 2001 AUMF from in the FY18 ‘minibus’ spending bill. She was joined by Members of Congress ...

Issues: Global Peace & Security

Press Releases

Congresswoman Lee Blasts Dead of Night Removal of 2001 AUMF Repeal Amendment

July 19, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Late last night, Congresswoman Lee’s amendment to repeal the 2001 AUMF – which passed with bipartisan support in the House Appropriations Committee – was stripped from the FY2018 Defense, M ...

Issues: Global Peace & Security,Veterans

Press Releases

Lee and Serrano Offer Amendment Prohibiting ICE Raids in Sensitive Locations

July 18, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Congressman José  Serrano introduced an amendment in the House Appropriations Committee to the Fiscal Year 2018 Homeland Security bill to prohibit funding for ICE and CBP raids in sensitive locations like schools, ho ...

Issues: Immigration,Civil Rights

Articles & Op-Eds

Articles & Op-Eds

Congresswoman Barbara Lee: Resisting The Rise Of Hatred In The Era Of Trump

June 13, 2017

In recent weeks, a disturbing truth has emerged that we can longer sweep under the rug: hate is on the rise and it’s being fueled by a resurging tide of White supr ...

Issues: Civil Rights

Articles & Op-Eds

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

February 20, 2017

To the Editor:


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

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