"So-called 'conversion therapy' isn't therapy at all — it's a tortuous, fraudulent practice," said Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), one of the bill's sponsors.
Protesters along with lawmakers lashed out against the detainment of immigrants at airports, including a married couple with disabilities in their 80s and a five-year-old boy.
N.J. Sen. Cory Booker says fellow Sen. Jeff Sessions' record on civil rights represents "a real danger to our country." Congressmen John Lewis and Cedric Richmond also to testify.
Coinciding with the DNC, The Dream Corps, #cut50 and Rock the Vote bring together political leaders, community organizers to discuss what it takes to end an era of mass incarceration.
Even though Blacks are incarcerated at nearly six times the rate of whites, Sen. Tom Cotton says the bipartisan effort to reduce mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent crimes is "baseless."
Senators Cory Booker and Barbara Boxer introduced legislation to bring "transparency" and "accountability" to law enforcement agencies nationwide.
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