In a stunning act of rebellion, Justice Department employees gave a standing ovation to a woman who publicly lambasted Attorney General William Barr about his recent efforts to dismantle protections for transgender Americans.
Barr and DOJ employees had gathered in the Department’s Great Hall for an event celebrating the ten-year anniversary of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, which expanded federal hate crime law to protect LGBTQ people.
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