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Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

Representing the 30th District of TEXAS

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Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

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.

Jan 11, 2017 Press Release

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.

Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

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.

Jul 6, 2016 Press Release

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:

Jun 13, 2016 Press Release

 

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.

Jun 10, 2016 Page

Go Sweetly Muhammad Ali

By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

Jun 3, 2016 Press Release

Dallas, Texas- ( Friday June 3, 2016 ) Today Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement today in recognition of the holy month of Ramadan:

May 1, 2016 Press Release

 

Hundreds gathered for the 2016 “A World of Women for World Peace” conference

 

Apr 30, 2016 Event

 

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.

Apr 28, 2016 Video

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosted a special edition of the “Eddie Bernice Johnson Math & Science Lecture Series” at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center.  Students from the School for the Talented and Gifted, along with students from the Dallas ISD, Lancaster ISD, DeSoto ISD, Grand Prairie ISD, Cedar Hill ISD, and Duncanville ISD took part in a live NASA downlink. The student had an opportunity to speak directly with astronauts currently living and working on the International Space Station.