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@buffsblg According to the this list, there were only two pieces of 'major civil rights legislation' during Bernie's tenure in Congress, both of which he cosponsored history.house.gov/Exhibitions-an…
@buffsblg For the rest of the list of Bernie's civil rights legislative record, let's go in chronological order of bills sponsored or cosponsored: H.R.4312 - Voting Rights Language Assistance Act of 1992 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Workplace Democracy Act of 1992 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Rights of the Child Act of 1997 congress.gov/bill/105th-con…
@buffsblg Freedom to Read Protection Act of 2003 congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Family and Medical Leave Act of 1991 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg To amend the National Labor Relations Act and the Railway Labor Act to prevent discrimination based on participation in labor disputes. congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Federal Employees' Political Activities Act of 1991 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Freedom of Choice Act of 1991 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Federal Bureau of Investigation First Amendment Protection Act of 1991 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Amendments of 1991 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Tenant Protection Act of 1991 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women. congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Nontraditional Employment for Women Act congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Women's Health Equity Act of 1991 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Civil Rights Amendments Act of 1991 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Violence Against Women Act of 1991 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Urban Schools of America (USA) Act of 1991 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg American Employees Equity Act of 1991 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Domestic Violence Prevention Act of 1991 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Campus Sexual Assault Victims' Bill of Rights Act of 1991 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1991 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Lead Contamination Control Act Amendments of 1991 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Haitian Refugee Protection Act of 1992 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Universal Voter Registration Act of 1992 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Civil Liberties Act Amendments of 1992 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg To prohibit discrimination by the Armed Forces on the basis of sexual orientation. congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Environmental Justice Act of 1992 congress.gov/bill/102nd-con…
@buffsblg Cesar Chavez Workplace Fairness Act congress.gov/bill/103rd-con…
@buffsblg Reproductive Health Equity Act congress.gov/bill/103rd-con…
@buffsblg Federal Bureau of Investigation First Amendment Protection Act of 1993 congress.gov/bill/103rd-con…
@buffsblg Voting Rights Extension Act of 1993 congress.gov/bill/103rd-con…
@buffsblg Civil Rights Act of 1993 congress.gov/bill/103rd-con…
@buffsblg Violence Against Women Act of 1993 congress.gov/bill/103rd-con…
@buffsblg Voting Rights of Homeless Citizens Act of 1993 congress.gov/bill/103rd-con…
@buffsblg Environmental Equal Rights Act of 1993 congress.gov/bill/103rd-con…
@buffsblg King Holiday and Service Act of 1994 congress.gov/bill/103rd-con…
@buffsblg Environmental Justice Act of 1992 congress.gov/bill/103rd-con…
@buffsblg Lead-Based Paint Hazard Abatement Trust Fund Act of 1993 congress.gov/bill/103rd-con…
@buffsblg Employment Discrimination Evidentiary Amendment of 1993 congress.gov/bill/103rd-con…
@buffsblg Economic Equity Act of 1993 congress.gov/bill/103rd-con…
@buffsblg Sexual Harassment Prevention Act of 1993 congress.gov/bill/103rd-con…
@buffsblg Women's Health Equity Act of 1993 congress.gov/bill/103rd-con…
@buffsblg Housing and Community Development Act of 1994 congress.gov/bill/103rd-con…
@buffsblg Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 1995 congress.gov/bill/104th-con…
@buffsblg Insular Fair Wage and Human Rights Act of 1997 congress.gov/bill/105th-con…
@buffsblg National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Act of 1998 congress.gov/bill/105th-con…
@buffsblg Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 1997 congress.gov/bill/105th-con…
@buffsblg Equity in Prescription Insurance and Contraceptive Coverage Act of 1997 congress.gov/bill/105th-con…
@buffsblg Violence Against Women Act of 1998 congress.gov/bill/105th-con…
@buffsblg Older Women's Protection From Violence Act of 1998 congress.gov/bill/105th-con…
@buffsblg Violence Against Women Act of 1999 congress.gov/bill/106th-con…
@buffsblg Equal Protection School Finance Act congress.gov/bill/106th-con…
@buffsblg Civil Rights Procedures Protection Act of 1999 congress.gov/bill/106th-con…
@buffsblg Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 1999 congress.gov/bill/106th-con…
@buffsblg Pregnancy Discrimination Act Amendments of 1999 congress.gov/bill/106th-con…
@buffsblg To amend part Q of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1965 to prevent motorist stops motivated by race or other bias. congress.gov/bill/106th-con…
@buffsblg Access to Women's Health Care Act of 1999 congress.gov/bill/106th-con…
@buffsblg Civil Rights Tax Fairness Act of 1999 congress.gov/bill/106th-con…
@buffsblg Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 1999 congress.gov/bill/106th-con…
@buffsblg Comprehensive HIV Prevention Act of 1999 congress.gov/bill/106th-con…
@buffsblg Genetic Nondiscrimination in Health Insurance and Employment Act of 1999 congress.gov/bill/106th-con…
@buffsblg Civil Rights Tax Fairness Act of 2000 congress.gov/bill/106th-con…
@buffsblg Violence Against Women Civil Rights Restoration Act of 2000 congress.gov/bill/106th-con…
@buffsblg Women's Right To Know Act of 2001 congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg To require the Attorney General to promulgate regulations relating to gender-related persecution, including female genital mutilation, for use in determining an alien's eligibility for asylum or withholding of removal. congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg Young American Workers' Bill of Rights congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg National Death Penalty Moratorium Act of 2001 congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg Equal Protection of Voting Rights Act of 2001 congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund Act congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg No Taxation Without Representation Act of 2001 congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2001 congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg Civil Rights Procedures Protection Act of 2001 congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg End Racial Profiling Act of 2001 congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg Preservation of Civil Rights Protections Act of 2001 congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg States' Rights to Medical Marijuana Act congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2001 congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg Cesar Estrada Chavez Study Act congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg TANF Reauthorization Act of 2001 congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg Help America Vote Act of 2002 congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Victims' Housing Act congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg Clean Water Enforcement and Compliance Improvement Act of 2002 congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg Clean Water Authority Restoration Act of 2002 congress.gov/bill/107th-con…
@buffsblg Civic Participation and Rehabilitation Act of 2003 congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Violence Against Women Civil Rights Restoration Act of 2003 congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Housing Preservation Matching Grant Act of 2003 congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Civil Rights Tax Relief Act of 2003 congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2003 congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act of 2003 congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Employee Right to Choose Act of 2003 congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Right to Know School Nutrition Act congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2003 congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Employee Free Choice Act congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Fairness and Individual Rights Necessary to Ensure a Stronger Society: Civil Rights Act of 2004 congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg End Racial Profiling Act of 2004 congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Prohibit Predatory Lending Act congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2004 congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Assistive Technology Act of 2004 congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Data-Mining Reporting Act of 2004 congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Personal Data Offshoring Protection Act of 2004 congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg To prohibit the return of persons by the United States, for purposes of detention, interrogation, or trial, to countries engaging in torture or other inhuman treatment of persons. congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Of inquiry requesting the President and directing certain other Federal officials to transmit to the House of Representatives ... relating to the treatment of prisoners or detainees in Iraq, Afghanistan, or Guantanamo Bay. congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg E-mail Privacy Act of 2004 congress.gov/bill/108th-con…
@buffsblg Military Educational Parity Act of 2005 congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg Hate Crime Statistics Improvement Act of 2005 congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2005 congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg Civic Participation and Rehabilitation Act of 2005 congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg Protection of Civil Liberties Act congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg Rights for Abducted Children Act of 2005 congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg Predatory Mortgage Lending Practices Reduction Act congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg Motor Vehicle Owners' Right to Repair Act of 2005 congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg Pregnancy Discrimination Act Amendments of 2005 congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg Patients' Bill of Rights Act of 2005 congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg Stop Self-Authorized Secret Searches Act congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg To establish an independent Commission to investigate detainee abuses. congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg Money Follows the Person Act of 2005 congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg Violence Against Women Act Court Training and Improvements Act of 2005 congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg National Women's Rights History Project Act of 2005 congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg Interrogation Procedures Act of 2005 congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2005 congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg Surveillance Activities Commission Act of 2006 congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg District of Columbia Fair and Equal House Voting Rights Act of 2006 congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg Decent Working Conditions and Fair Competition Act congress.gov/bill/109th-con…
@buffsblg So, that's a sample of Bernie's civil rights sponsored or cosponsored legislation in the House, not including resolutions and a whole bunch of redundant bills he would try to get passed every year. I could go on, and I will.
@buffsblg Moving on to Bernie's Senate career, here are some more bills he sponsored or cosponsored re: civil rights, i.e., "the rights of personal liberty guaranteed to U.S. citizens by the 13th and 14th amendments to the Constitution and by acts of Congress" merriam-webster.com/dictionary/civ…
@buffsblg Older Americans Act Amendments of 2012 congress.gov/bill/112th-con…
@buffsblg A bill proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to restore the rights of the American people that were taken away... in the Citizens United case and related decisions... congress.gov/bill/113th-con…
@buffsblg SCRA Enhancement and Improvement Act of 2013 congress.gov/bill/113th-con…
@buffsblg Employ Young Americans Now Act congress.gov/bill/114th-con…
@buffsblg Guaranteed Paid Vacation Act congress.gov/bill/114th-con…
@buffsblg Pay Workers a Living Wage Act congress.gov/bill/114th-con…
@buffsblg Justice is Not For Sale Act of 2015 congress.gov/bill/114th-con…
@buffsblg Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity, and Reliability Act of 2019 congress.gov/bill/116th-con…
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