Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Tag: Jeff Sessions

Silenced twice by the U.S. Senate, Coretta Scott King’s words live...

What made history was a woman: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, bringing to life the words of another historic woman, Coretta Scott King, whose words will inform and inspire the resistance.

Senate silences Elizabeth Warren for quoting MLK’s widow

Still, Elizabeth Warren will not be silenced.

Senate confirms more members of Trump’s ‘legion of doom’

Sanders: “The nomination of Mr. Tillerson is one of the worst choices President Trump has made for his cabinet (and he’s made a lot of bad choices).”

NAACP vows to resist Sessions appointment as attorney general with civil...

EXCLUSIVE: NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and other members of the civil rights group rally outside Senator Jeff Sessions’ office and hold a sit-in.

Don’t judge Sessions by his cover

He wrote the book on discrimination.

The ‘Hidden Figures’ Jeff Sessions wants to keep in the shadows

A new movie reminds us of past racial injustice as a new administration tries to roll back the clock.

30 years later, the Senate should reject Jeff Sessions again

The Senate Judiciary Committee should be consistent and reject Sessions as attorney general, as it rejected him for a judgeship 30 years ago.

How Jeff Sessions profited from introducing a fracking exemption for drinking...

It remains to be seen whether Sessions will face questions about his support for the S.724 (“the Halliburton Loophole”) or his Energen stock sell-off.

ACLU & NAACP: Jeff Sessions unfit for post defending civil rights...

Trump’s pick has drawn widespread outrage because of Sessions’s opposition to the Voting Rights Act, support for anti-immigration legislation and history of making racist comments.

Trump’s Attorney General pick introduced first bill to exempt fracking from...

Nominated for a federal judge position in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, Sessions did not receive approval 30 years ago due to what congressional members deemed his troubling record on civil rights issues.

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Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law urge officials to withdraw law enforcement, National...

“We are sounding an alarm regarding the potential deployment of the National Guard, state police and local law enforcement on Tuesday as voters prepare to cast ballots in primary elections."

Democratic senator offers amendment ending transfer of military equipment to police forces

“The cycle of police brutality sparking unrest, and that unrest being met by the militarized police is increasingly familiar in modern American society.”

Trump’s sleazy life: A mockery of Jesus’ core values

If we collect Jesus’ core moral humanism—and his teachings address humanity, Trump and the Trumpist “belief system” provide stunning opposition, forcible enough to slam Christians in the face.

‘They need our help’: As CBO projects $16 trillion GDP loss due to pandemic,...

“Why the hell won’t Senator McConnell act like this is a crisis and pass emergency relief now?”