More than 600 members of Jeff Sessions’ church just charged him with violating church rules

(CNN)More than 600 members of the United Methodist Church have issued a formal complaint against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a fellow church member, charging that his “zero tolerance” policy on immigration violates church rules and may constitute child abuse. “While other individuals and areas of the federal government are implicated…

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Schumer introduces bill to federally decriminalize marijuana

Washington (CNN)Sen. Chuck Schumer has introduced a new bill to decriminalize and regulate marijuana at the federal level. Schumer’s bill would direct a specific amount of tax revenue to a Treasury trust fund for the “small business concerns” of women and “socially and economically disadvantaged” individuals working in the marijuana…

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The sound of children crying for their parents at the border

(CNN)“I don’t want them to stop my father,” a child whispers in Spanish. “I don’t want them to deport him.” “What’s missing is a conductor,” says the man in Spanish, whom ProPublica identifies as a border agent. According to ProPublica, the audio was recorded last week inside a US Customs…

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‘We will not apologize’: Trump DHS chief defends immigration policy

Washington (CNN)Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended the Trump administration’s highly scrutinized immigration policy Monday while at the same time calling on Congress to change the law. She claimed “misinformation” was being spread about the policy, which is that all people caught crossing the border illegally are prosecuted…

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