Civil, Human and Constitutional Rights

DFL Party Platform: “We recognize that when the rights of any citizen are threatened, the rights of all are endangered. We therefore pledge to preserve our constitutional and civil rights.”

PHOTO: Rep. Angie Craig and her wife, Cheryl, at a vigil honoring victims of violence in Apple Valley.

H. R. 2214, NO BAN Act.

Full Title: National Origin-Based Anti-discrimination for Nonimmigrants Act. Summary: This bill imposes limitations on the President’s authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States and terminates certain presidential…

H. R. 2153, Keeping Girls in School Act.

Summary: To support empowerment, economic security, and educational opportunities for adolescent girls around the world, and for other purposes. (Cosponsors, Bipartisan) ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig Cosponsored the bill on 11/21/19. STATUS:…

H. R. 2829, AUMF Clarification Act.

Summary: To clarify that Congress has not provided authorization for the use of military force against Iran. Cosponsors ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 6/21/19. STATUS: Introduced 5/17/19 by…

H. R. 555, Disability Integration Act of 2019.

Summary: To prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities who need long-term services and supports, and for other purposes. Cosponsors ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 5/21/19.  …

H. R. 1784, Healthy Families Act.

Summary: To allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. Cosponsors ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative…

H. R. 1450, Do No Harm Act.

Summary: To amend the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 to protect civil rights and otherwise prevent meaningful harm to third parties, and for other purposes. “The Do No Harm…

H. R. 1185, FAMILY Act.

This Act may be cited as the “Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act” or the “FAMILY Act”. Summary: To provide paid family and medical leave benefits to certain individuals, and…

H. R. 5, Equality Act

Summary: To prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes. Discrimination can occur on the basis of the sex, sexual orientation, gender…