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Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Nomination of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General Despite His Lifelong Opposition to Civil Rights2/01/17
WASHINGTON – Today, The Leadership Conference on Human and Civil Rights released a video highlighting Sessions' attempt to jail Alabama civil rights workers who were registering black voters in 1985.
The video features one of Sessions’ victims, Evelyn Turner, discussing how she was targeted for wrongful prosecution for helping elderly Black voters. In the video, she declares that “Jeff Sessions has not changed one bit.”
Read the PDF version of our statement here.
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