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Dallas, TX - (Sunday, January 29, 2017) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement after detentions at Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport (DFW) and across the nation due to the unconstitutional Muslim ban:
“I stand in solidarity with the refugees, immigrants and their loved ones who are being banned from entering our country. This does not represent the America that is made up of immigrants or the values we cherish, one being freedom of religion.
Washington, DC - (Wednesday, January 11, 2017) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement after President Barack Obama’s farewell address to the nation:
“In his eight years serving as President of the United States, President Obama will be remembered as a visionary of hope and one who has been relentless in his efforts to represent and protect the rights of people from different backgrounds.
Washington, DC - (Friday, July 8, 2016) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson delivered the following statement about the Dallas shooting on the Floor of the House of Representatives:
“Mr. Speaker, the calculated ambush and murders of the Dallas law enforcement officers during a peaceful protest in downtown Dallas last night was a disgraceful act of violence. My prayers and sympathy go out to the families of the officers slain and the victims of the shooting.
Washington, DC - (Wednesday, July 6, 2016) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement on the first day Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan:
Dallas, TX - (Monday, June 13, 2016) – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in United States’ history that occurred this weekend in Orlando, Florida.
“My thoughts and prayers go out to all the victims of this senseless shooting. This attack was an act of hate that marred a weekend where millions of LGBT Americans held pride events in cities across the country. It is outrageous that the LGBT community was targeted with such violence.
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By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson
Dallas, Texas- ( Friday June 3, 2016 ) Today Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement today in recognition of the holy month of Ramadan:
Hundreds gathered for the 2016 “A World of Women for World Peace” conference
Every year hundreds of international peace activists, politicians, and local citizens gather in Dallas to share solutions on how to increase the role of women in bringing peace to areas of conflict and political unrest across the globe. Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (30th District of Texas) began “A World of Women for World Peace” to bring greater visibility to those who are victims of war and conflict and to raise awareness of women who are promoting non-violent conflict resolution within their communities.