Who is Jeff Sessions?
Before Jeff Sessions resigned in November 2018, he set the administration’s law enforcement priorities. He has a long record of racial prejudice, bias against immigrants, attacks on reproductive rights, and hostility to protecting the right to vote. As a senator, he voted six times to block people from health care services at Planned Parenthood.
He defended unconstitutional efforts by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) to control young undocumented women’s reproductive health care decisions.The Hill
Sessions opposed the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which aimed to create new protections for LGBT people and Native Americans.Quartz
I firmly believe that Roe v. Wade and its descendants represent one of the worst, colossally erroneous Supreme Court decisions of all time.”
U.S. Attorney General
Under his leadership, the Department of Justice helped work to eliminate the DACA immigration program, which would take away the rights and dignity of 800,000 immigrant youth.Pew Research Center
He rescinded the Obama administration's anti-discrimination protections for transgender students.The New York Times
U.S. Department of Justice
The Department of Justice is a federal executive department of the U.S. government responsible for enforcing federal laws, protecting the rights of the American people, and ensuring fair and transparent courts.