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Reject Trump’s New Klan

By November 21, 2016Articles, News
Reject Trump's New Klan- Island Stage Magazine

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Trump just picked known racist, Jeff Sessions, to ascend to the highest legal position in the land. Trump’s would-be Attorney General pick has an extensive track record of hate- he has called a Black federal prosecutor “boy,” falsely prosecuted Black political activists, and made offhand jokes about his support of the Klu Klux Klan. Racism is not a joke. We cannot let our halls of justice be cloaked with white supremacy.

If Sessions is confirmed he will roll back votings rights, anti-discrimination laws and will refuse to hold racist police departments accountable. Join me in demanding the Senate block his confirmation


When Donald Trump offered Sen. Jeff Sessions the position of attorney general, the pick drew criticism from civil rights groups and immigrant advocates. In the fast-growing, multibillion-dollar marijuana industry, it is also raising fears.

“We need grown-ups in Washington to say marijuana is not the kind of thing that ought to be legalized, it ought not to be minimized, that it is in fact a very real danger,” Sessions said.

Messaging should be clear, Sessions said, “that good people don’t smoke marijuana.” [Read more at NPR]


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