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Mar 11, 2016

Rep. Johnson Presents Congressional Badge Of Bravery To DeKalb Officer

Issues: Justice, Civil Liberties, & Government Accountability

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) presented DeKalb County Police Officer Jonathan Lamar Lewis with a Congressional Badge of Bravery today at the Lou Walker Senior Center for his acts of heroism in the line of duty on December 12, 2014.

Mar 5, 2015 | CrossRoadsNews

Johnson introduces bill to reform grand jury process in police killings

Issues: Justice, Civil Liberties, & Government Accountability
Mar 5, 2015 | WSB-TV

Study: West Hunter Street Baptist Church as part of the National Park system

Issues: Environment, Justice, Civil Liberties, & Government Accountability

Rep. Johnson helps pass a bipartisan bill to study whether the West Hunter Street Baptist Church -- home of the Rev. Ralph D. Abernathy and crucial to the Civil Rights Movement -- deserves National Park status. Cosponsored by Rep. Austin Scott.

Mar 5, 2015 | Gwinnett Daily Post

Rep. Johnson delivers "I Can't Breathe" speech on House floor

Issues: Justice, Civil Liberties, & Government Accountability
Mar 5, 2015 | MSNBC

Policing the Police

Issues: Justice, Civil Liberties, & Government Accountability

Rep. Hank Johnson discusses his bill -- the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act on MSNBC with host Ronan Farrow.

Sep 19, 2014 | On Common Ground News

Congressmen seek to stop free military weapons to local law enforcement agencies

Issues: Armed Services and Veterans Affairs, Justice, Civil Liberties, & Government Accountability
Jul 2, 2014 | MSNBC

Politics Nation with The Rev. Al Sharpton

Issues: Economy and Jobs, Justice, Civil Liberties, & Government Accountability

Hank talks minimum wage and ACA with Rev. Al on MSNBC.

Jul 2, 2014 | GPB

Representative Hank Johnson Calls Army’s New Hairstyle Regulations Discriminatory

U.S. Representative Hank Johnson said he was sending a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel expressing “deep concern” about the Army’s new regulation, saying it “unnecessarily discriminates against African American and other minority women.”

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