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California lawmakers fight back against Jeff Sessions on pot

When U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced earlier this month that the federal government will oppose the growing efforts by states to legalize the use of marijuana, he may not have considered the level of fight he'd receive in return. Two Democratic members of Congress from California, Repr

50STATESOFBLUE.COM - 2018-01-18 20:04:39

Jeff Sessions says U.S. 'should be like Canada' on immigration

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is suggesting the Trump administration should emulate Canada in its approach to immigration, by prioritizing skilled workers and eliminating a lottery program that grants visas to individuals from far-flung countries. "When we admit people to our country we shou

CTVNEWS.CA - 2018-01-18 14:22:00

Real Federalists Need to Step Up to Fight Jeff Sessions' War on Weed: New at Reason

The Attorney General's reversal on marijuana is out of step with states rights and public opinion. CHINE NOUVELLE/SIPA/NewscomYou would think that the Justice Department has better things to do than to restart a federal war on marijuana or that it would want to stay away from interfering with the wi

REASON.COM - 2018-01-18 16:01:00

12-year-old with epilepsy sues Jeff Sessions over pot

A 12-year-old suing the federal government may have a whiff of adorableness. But for Alexis Bortell, who filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Jeff Sessions last fall, it's a choice she had to make to save her life. A 12-year-old suing the federal government may have a whiff of adorableness. But

RAW STORY - 2018-01-18 17:09:00

Of Course Sessions Manipulated Data to Support Trump Travel Ban

On Tuesday, the United States Department of Justice released a report titled "Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States - Initial Section 11 Report." A full copy of the report can be found here. As the title implies, the report was not intended to assess a threat, nor

REVERBPRESS.COM - 2018-01-18 14:49:04

Colorado Attorney General Says Too Many People Depend on Marijuana to Give In to Jeff Sessions

While Attorney General Jeff Sessions intended his decision to revoke protections for state's with legalized marijuana to slow down the cannabis movement, it's actually done the opposite as Vermont and New Hampshire have voted to legalize recreational marijuana. And according to the Colorado Attorney

CIVILIZED.LIFE - 2018-01-18 18:21:22

Jeff Sessions's War on Pot Goes to Court, Attorney General Will Fight 12-Year-Old With Epilepsy

A 12-year-old suing the federal government may have a whiff of adorableness. But for Alexis Bortell, who filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Jeff Sessions last fall, it's a choice she had to make to save her life. Alexis has epilepsy, and Sessions has made it his mission to make it impossible f

NEWSWEEK - 2018-01-18 12:59:41

How California leaders are fighting back against Sessions' marijuana crackdown - and what could get in their way

California legislators are fighting back against U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' attempt to crack down on state cannabis programs, launching letter-writing campaigns, proposing new laws and discussing federal lawsuits to safeguard legal marijuana. "The genie is out of the bottle, so to speak,"

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-18 13:45:34

'It's Just Unbelievable': Jeff Sessions Lays Down The Law With Tucker [VIDEO]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions joined Fox News' Tucker Carlson on air Tuesday night to discuss immigration and its connections to crime and terror. Sessions said, "Any time a proposal like a wall or to fix this idea that you can claim you are afraid to go home and you get to stay in the United State

CANADA FREE PRESS - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

A North Texas Activist Group Fights U.S. Attorney General on Marijuana Stance

Fort Worth (WBAP/KLIF) - A North Texas activist group is fighting Jeff Sessions' marijuana stance. Joshua Raines is an Army veteran whose seizures went away dramatically once he started taking medicinal cannabis - he says the end game for their movement is ending prohibition. He and the rest of DFW

WBAP.COM - 2018-01-18 06:42:05

Mr. Sessions: Shouldn't What Your Boss Says About Haiti Apply To Alabama?

If you're still wondering why U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions puts up with all those humiliating public smack-downs from his boss, President Trump, then hop on the Internet and watch the video of him on Fox News Tuesday night. Trump's immigrant-bashing schtick - which reached a new low last week

WLRN.ORG - 2018-01-18 00:05:40

Thomas Potts: Sen. Gardner should support attorney general, rule of law

Last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions met with Sen. Cory Gardner at the senator's request to discuss marijuana enforcement. Perhaps Sen. Gardner should understand why the AG is changing DOJ policy. AG Sessions is all about the enforcement of the U.S. Constitution and the rule of law. This is mor

REPORTERHERALD.COM - 2018-01-18 02:12:52

A Democratic Congresswoman Just Proposed a Bill to Protect Marijuana Industry from Jeff Sessions

Many politicians have spoken out against Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to rescind a policy protecting states with legal marijuana laws. But now one Democratic congresswoman is actually doing something about it. California Representative Barbara Lee introduced a new bill called the Restrai

CIVILIZED.LIFE - 2018-01-17 20:00:51

Democrat Reminds Senate Republicans That They All Voted for Jeff Sessions

After Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced his decision to rescind protections for state's with legalized marijuana, a handful of prominent Republicans came out and criticized the policy. However, one Democrat points out that these same people were perfectly fine allowing Sessions to be Attorney

CIVILIZED.LIFE - 2018-01-17 18:28:25

Letter: Stuart Smith: AG Jeff Sessions also deserves a special place

President Trump's daughter, Ivanka, once suggested that there is a special place in hell for those who sexually abuse children. I would like to add a second group deserving of such a special place: those who deny medical treatment to people afflicted with chronic and often debilitating conditions, s

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-17 22:53:07

Sessions: 'A Good Nation' Doesn't Admit 'Illiterate' Immigrants

Attorney General Jeff Sessions preached the administration's message on merit-based immigration on Fox News Tuesday night, claiming "a good nation" doesn't admit "illiterate" immigrants. "What good does it do to bring in somebody who is illiterate in their own country, has no skills and is going to

TPM - 2018-01-17 16:13:00

Sessions: Pro-Amnesty Crowd Still Wants to 'Scuttle' Immigration Reforms That Americans Voted For

Attorney General Jeff Sessions joined Tucker Carlson Tuesday night to discuss immigration and border enforcement, accusing Democrats of still favoring pro-amnesty policies despite Americans making their voices hear on the issue by electing Donald Trump. Sessions said President Trump is not anti-imm

FOXNEWS - 2018-01-17 17:45:00

Mayors Of Seattle And Denver Lead The Fight Against Jeff Sessions

'We will do everything we can within the rule of law to keep our residents safe.'Photo by Zhifei Zhou via Unsplash While many leaders at the state and federal levels remain on the sidelines in the battle against the Jeff Sessions over cannabis regulation, the mayors of major cities are leading the w

THEFRESHTOAST.COM - 2018-01-17 17:00:50

Jeff Sessions Praises MLK, Whose Widow Once Accused Him Of Racism

Attorney General Jeff Sessions honored the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Tuesday in a speech that ignored his own history one dogged by decades of allegations of racial discrimination and opposition to voting rights. "I regularly saw raw, unvarnished discrimination against a whole people beca

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-01-17 11:06:37

Jared Kushner's prison reforms hit a brick wall called Jeff Sessions

For the past six months, the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner has been working on a potentially bipartisan initiative: to reform the U.S. criminal justice system. Kushner has been holding "listening sessions" to develop White House agenda on criminal justice reform, including policy recommendati

VICE - 2018-01-17 08:00:00