Chicago Sues DoJ Over Sanctuary City Rules

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to sue the Department of Justice over a new set of rules which withholds federal funding to jurisdictions that adopt “sanctuary city” policies. The rules, issued last month, forces cities that have adopted “sanctuary city” policies to give federal immigration authorities unrestricted access to local jails and to notify them 48 hours in advance before releasing an inmate wanted on … Continue reading Chicago Sues DoJ Over Sanctuary City Rules

DoJ Votes Against Gay Rights in the Workplace

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Department of Justice has voted against gay rights in a widely controversial ruling regarding Title VII. Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, bars discrimination in the workplace based on “race, color, religion, sex or national origin.” The DoJ failed to interpret sexual orientation as a basis of discrimination in the workplace, which the department says is an … Continue reading DoJ Votes Against Gay Rights in the Workplace