Sessions was instrumental in the recusal of an Obama-era guideline that supported trans kids bathroom use and equal treatment in public schools. After the DOJ pulled their support, Virginia transman Gavin Grimm had his Supreme Court lawsuit thrown back to the lower court because it relied on the Obama administration’s Title IX interpretation.
Sessions track record on other LGBTQ issues is just as checkered/terrible, or as Salon puts it: You name the minority group, and Sessions has spent his long, varied career in public life fighting its members basic rights.
Your chance to catch AG Sessions IN PERSON happens this Wednesday, 10 a.m. at the SunTrust Building at 919 E. Main St., Richmond.
He’ll be discussing “efforts to combat violent crime and restore public safety;” no word if that includes acts of violence against trans people or violence committed by police officers.
About 60 protesters showed up in Downtown Richmond this morning to protest an appearance by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions. A multitude of groups representing a range of issues offered different, unconnected demonstrations that included chants and speeches hoping to amplify their concerns during the US AG’s visit. Among those in the crowd was the [...]