Sessions Lambasts Educators for Allegedly Stymieing Free Speech

Free speech in higher education is under threat because a culture of censorship that caters to student outrage is spreading in favor of open engagement on unpopular or even discredited ideologies on campus, academics and Department of Justice Officials said at a forum held Monday.

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Sessions Hits Trump Back: Won’t Be ‘Improperly Influenced’

President Donald Trump, newly incensed by campaign allegations, plunged back into his criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, claiming in an interview that Sessions “never took control of the Justice Department” after Trump put him there. Sessions quickly hit back, declaring that he and his department “will not be improperly influenced by political considerations.”

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Feds At Odds Over Handling of Immigrant Families

The top U.S. border official said Monday that immigrant families crossing the border would not be referred for prosecution until the Justice Department comes up with a way to do so without separating children from their parents – just hours after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions insisted the prosecutions would continue unabated.

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Asylum Ruling by Sessions Seen as Condemning Women to Violence

Soldiers raped Stephanie because her husband, a pastor called Alain, preached to men in their Congo town about the need for education. Her ordeal ended when she was granted asylum by the United States. But for another group of women wanting to emigrate here, victims of domestic violence, that route of escape was closed by the Trump administration this week.

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