DOJ Wants to Jail the Woman Arrested For Laughing at Jeff Sessions's Confirmation Hearing

Prosecutors from the Department of Justice have asked a judge to uphold the jury’s “guilty” verdict against Code Pink activist Desiree Fairooz, who was arrested for laughing at Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing in January. Her sentencing is scheduled on Friday. She, along with two other Code Pink…

Protester Arrested After Laughing At Jeff Sessions's Confirmation Hearing Faces Up to a Year in Prison 

Desiree Fairooz, a Code Pink activist who was arrested after laughing during Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing, has been charged and convicted of disrupting Congress and “parading or demonstrating on Capitol grounds,” the New York Times reports. Tighe Barry and Lenny Bianchi, two Code Pink members who appeared at…

70-Year-Old Retired Army Colonel Arrested Protesting Sessions' Confirmation Hearing 

Col. Ann Wright, a 70-year-old retired United States Army colonel and former U.S. State Department official, briefly disrupted the hearing Tuesday where lawmakers are expected to confirm Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. “I’m 70 years old and I’ve got a hip replacement” she protested, as she was manhandled out of…