Sessions relaunches Bush era crime-fighting plan - Naples Herald

Attorney General Jeff Sessions makes a statement at the Justice Department in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, on President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). AP Logo BY SADIE ...

US Justice Dept repeals transgender workers' protections - RT

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has issued a memo reversing protections for transgender workers previously expanded under the Civil Rights Act. Under the revision, Sessions said discrimination only applies to men and women. “Title VII's prohibition ...

US Justice Department Reverses Position on Transgender Discrimination - Human Rights Watch

People protest U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he plans to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving in any capacity in the U.S. military, in Times Square, in New York City, New York, U.S., July 26, 2017. © 2017 Reuters.

Sessions Denounced for 'Appalling Assault' on Transgender Workers' Rights - Common Dreams

"This DOJ has made it clear: Its explicit agenda is to attack and undermine the civil rights of our most vulnerable communities rather than standing up for them." by. Jessica Corbett, staff writer. Tweet. Share. Share. Share. Pin. Mail. Share. 0 Comments.

Trump Justice Department Ends Transgender Workplace Protections - CBS San Francisco Bay Area

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal civil rights law does not protect transgender people from discrimination at work, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a memo released Thursday that rescinds guidance issued under the Obama administration. The Civil Rights ...

Sessions reverses non-discrimination protections for transgender workers - San Diego Gay & Lesbian News

GLAAD, the world's largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today expressed outrage at United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he reversed a federal policy which was aimed to protect transgender workers from workplace discrimination.

Sessions ends workplace protections for transgender people under civil rights act - Washington Post

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has reversed a three-year-old Justice Department policy that protected transgender workers from discrimination under federal law. In a memo to his U.S. attorney offices and agency heads, Sessions said that Title VII of ...

In Shift, Justice Dept. Says Law Doesn't Bar Transgender Discrimination - New York Times

Attorney General Jeff Sessions's move means the Justice Department will no longer side with transgender plaintiffs in workplace discrimination lawsuits invoking the Civil Rights Act. Credit Carlos Barria/Reuters. WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff ...

AG Jeff Sessions just toppled a federal policy protecting transgender workers from discrimination, report - PennLive.com

Unable to actually invent time travel on his own, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Justice Department has just done the next, best thing. As BuzzFeed and other outlets report, Sessions has reversed a U.S. government policy that says transgender ...

Justice Department reverses policy protecting transgender workers - Metro Weekly

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has sent a memo to agency heads and U.S. attorneys reversing a federal policy that said transgender workers were protected from discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. “Title VII's prohibition on sex ...

The 3 most cringeworthy political moments of the day. - Someecards News

The Trumpian news cycle feels like a tornado/cyclone/blizzard whatever overwhelming natural disaster resonates with you. To keep track of all the goings on in this wild world, here are the top three most cringeworthy, most important moments of the day.

Jeff Sessions Memo, Reversing Transgender Protections, Further Inflames Divisions - Law.com

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reversing the U.S. Justice Department's stance that transgender employees should be protected in the workplace, a move that clashes with federal appeals court decisions and another government agency's ...

DoJ removes federal workplace protections for trans workers - The Slowly Boiled Frog (blog)

Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, III is the bigot from 'Bama. We have known that for a very long time. Wednesday, Sessions sent a memorandum to the offices of U.S. attorneys' offices notifying them that sex discrimination protection according afforded by ...

5 things you need to know now - The Week Magazine

The National Rifle Association on Thursday issued a surprising statement coming out in favor of "additional regulations" on bump stocks, the device used in the Las Vegas massacre to convert gunman Stephen Paddock's rifles from semi-automatic to a more ...

Civil rights law doesn't protect transgender workers, says Jeff Sessions - Fast Company

Title VII protections of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 forbid transgender discrimination in the workplace—or at least they did when Barack Obama was president. Now, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is claiming that Title VII's prohibition against ...

Civil and Human Rights Coalition Rebukes Sessions' Rescission of Title VII Policy Protecting Transgender Workers - Civilrights.org

“Today's announcement is the latest example of how the Trump administration and the Sessions Justice Department are undermining equal rights and dignity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals. Attorney General Sessions' decision is yet ...

Jeff Sessions Reverses Policy That Protected Transgender Employees - Instinct Magazine

It's a new day, and with it comes another anti-LGBT action taken by a member of Donald Trump's administration. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reversing the Justice Department's policy that protected transgender employees from discrimination, under ...

Sessions reverses policy protecting transgender workers - Worcester Telegram

The U.S. Department of Justice has reversed course on whether federal law banning sex discrimination in the workplace provides protections for transgender employees, saying in a memo that it does not. The memo sent to U.S. Attorneys' offices on ...

Pride at Work: Sessions cannot unilaterally change or reinterpret the law - Wisconsin Gazette

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has issued a memo to all Department of Justice attorneys stating Title VII's sex discrimination prohibitions do not protect transgender working people, counter to court precedent and previous DOJ policy. This change could ...

Justice department: sex discrimination ban does not protect transgender people - The Guardian

A memo from Jeff Sessions says Title VII protection includes 'discrimination between men and women but does not encompass discrimination based on gender identity per se, including transgender status'. Photograph: Aaron Bernstein/Reuters.