Will Jeff Sessions’ past comments exclude him from his appointment as the U.S. Attorney General? Chip Gibbons, Legal and Policy Counsel of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, believes that Senator Sessions’ attitudes toward ethnic minorities have not changed, and should exclude him as the country’s chief lawyer.
Jan interviews Shahid Buttar of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee about pending legislation, including the “Surveillance State Repeal Act”, the “U.S.A. Freedom Act”, and Policing Panels intended to identify racial profiling of police actions. They also discuss President Obama’s recent proposals to limit surveillance of U.S. citizens.
On Day 2 of our fall pledge drive, “There’s no place like WORT,” we talked about the book “Killing Trayvons,” Michael Brown, and Ferguson. Check out this edition of A Public Affair to hear more!
Big Brother is watching you… from the sky. Shahid Buttar and Nadia Kayyali, from the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, explain more and also have some ideas to keep the drones at bay.