On the eve of July 4, Independence Day, the Trump administration once again demonstrated its callousness toward the most vulnerable members of society.
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With the return to mandatory minimum sentencing, Jeff Sessions took us backwards to the tactics of America’s failed War on Drugs.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions' ideologically driven decision today to bypass the immigration courts and decide himself to remove another avenue of relief for immigrants undermines due process and the rule of law.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has made a cruel and heartless decision to order immigration authorities to stop granting asylum to most victims of domestic abuse and gang violence in their home countries.
The SPLC today submitted a Freedom of Information Act request to the Department of Justice for the remarks given by Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday at the Alliance Defending Freedom’s Summit on Religious Liberty.
By ordering the Justice Department to review all of its consent decrees with law enforcement agencies, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is illustrating exactly why we and other civil rights groups strongly opposed his confirmation.
During his campaign, President Trump promised to be “a real friend” to the LGBT community. Yet, yesterday, his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, lauded the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), a group that vilifies the LGBT community and promotes discrimination against it in the name of religion.
The following statement, regarding Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ speech to the Alliance Defending Freedom planned for this evening, is by David Dinielli, deputy legal director for the Southern Poverty Law Center:
The Trump administration’s decision to separate children from their parents at the border is heartless, cruel, and will traumatize young people.