One is a Somali immigrant who came to the U.S. at age 12, knowing no English. The other is the eldest daughter of Palestinian immigrants who worked her way through college and law school. Both have a strong chance of serving in the 116th U.S. Congress.
The government has a duty to allow contractors to be excused from federal anti-discrimination laws if they cite a religious reason for doing so, according to a new directive from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Standing beneath the cast aluminum statue of Lady Justice, Attorney General Jeff Sessions made a bold statement last week: "Many Americans have felt that their freedom to practice their faith has been under attack."
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced during a Department of Justice summit in Washington that he is creating a religious liberty task force to challenge what he called a dangerous movement "eroding our great tradition of religious freedom."