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Code Pink Activist Convicted For ‘Laughing’ At Jeff Sessions By
A Washington jury has convicted three people of being disruptive at US Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing. One of them, Desiree Ali-Fairooz, 61, was convicted on Wednesday of disruptive conduct and demonstrating...
Sessions Chooses Latino Community Victimized By Hate To ‘Drum Up Fear Of Immigrant Violence’ By
Before uttering a word of his speech on Salvadoran gang violence, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions already has opened up old wounds of a Long Island immigrant community still scarred by a 2008 hate crime. Sessions has chosen the island’s federal courthouse, about 50...
Unnecessary Force – What Will Policing Look Like Under Trump? By
MINNEAPOLIS– The effect of police brutality on black communities in the United States is well-documented. Under President Donald Trump, who marked his first day as president by vowing to end what he called a “dangerous anti-police atmosphere,” this form of abuse...
Sessions: If Mexico Doesn’t Pay For The Wall, Undocumented Mexicans Will By
The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump continued to pursue its menacing stance toward undocumented Mexican immigrants in the United States as Attorney General Jeff Sessions suggested that if Mexico doesn’t pay for a proposed border wall, individual Mexicans...
Trump: If The DOJ Wants To Arrest Assange, “It’s OK With Me” By
Having selected several key excerpts from Donald Trump’s lengthy AP interview earlier, we urge readers looking for fascinating yet surreal bedtime reading to give the full, nearly 8,000 word transcript a try, as it contains bizarro excerpts such as this: AP: You did...
‘F-ing Horrifying’: Sessions Outlines Immigration Crackdown In ‘Trump Era By
In “the Trump era,” as Attorney General Jeff Sessions called it on Tuesday, immigration officials will undertake a harsh crackdown on undocumented migrants—a campaign one veteran federal prosecutor described as “fucking horrifying.” In his speech...
Opioid Overdose Deaths Plummet In States Which Legalized Medical Marijuana By
As Attorney General Jeff Sessions continues to lament what he views as a blight on society, a new study is showing that states with medical marijuana programs are seeing drastic reductions in opioid-related hospitalizations and overdoses. From a Reuters article published...
Calls Grow For Sessions To Resign Over Perjury Allegations By
Prominent Democrats called for the resignation of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions after it emerged late Wednesday that he met with the Russian ambassador during the 2016 election campaign, in direct contradiction to his sworn testimony during his Senate confirmation...
Senators Urge Trump Administration To Investigate Wave Of Attacks As Hate Crimes By
(REPORT) — Responding to a recent wave of violence and threats against minority communities, more than two dozen senators on Thursday urged the Trump administration to take a stand and reaffirm the federal government’s role in prosecuting hate crimes. Addressed...
Proposed Congress Bill Would Legalize Cannabis On Federal Level By
Washington, D.C. (REPORT) – In an effort to push back against repressive federal control of marijuana policy, bipartisan legislation was introduced in Congress by representatives Tom Garrett (R-VA) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) to exclude cannabis from the federal Controlled...