"This Administration continues to use desperate families attempting to cross our borders in hopes of asylum as cover for its own crossing of Constitutional, legal, and moral bounds. The recent scenes at our southern border -- including children in diapers being tear-gassed -- constitute a shameful image, contrary to the vision of our forefathers and their own immigrant histories. Seeking asylum is not a crime. As a newly elected Member of Congress, I will do all that I can to stop this Administration's ongoing assault on the American character."
Today, after a reported deadly shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, Sean Casten, Congressman-elect for Illinois’ Sixth Congressional District released the following statement:
“My heart goes out to all of the families who have lost loved ones in this tragic shooting. Weapons designed to kill large numbers of people quickly should not be on our streets, period. It is long past time that Congress implement the will of the people and pass common-sense gun safety measures.”
(Downers Grove, IL) Saturday, October 6, 2018 - Today the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Sean Casten, Sixth District candidate for Congress released the following statement:
(Downers Grove, IL ) October 5, 2018 - This week the Casten for Congress campaign was informed by the League of Women Voters of the Palatine Area that Peter Roskam has declined to participate in yet another Candidate Forum, this one on Saturday, October 6th. This is not the first time Peter Roskam has refused to participate in a debate inside the 6th District. To date, zero meetings between Sean Casten and Peter Roskam have occurred inside the Sixth District. Today, Casten reiterated his challenge:
(Downers Grove, IL) Thursday, October 4, 2018 - Today, Equality PAC announced their endorsement of Sean Casten, Democratic nominee for the Illinois 6th Congressional District. The purpose of Equality PAC is to work to bring nearer the full legal and societal equality of LGBT persons and creating a legislative environment that is conducive to that goal.