Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama, during his confirmation hearing on Tuesday, pledged that, if his nomination is approved, he would take on the rising number of homicides in some cities by deploying the weight of the federal courts against illegal firearms use. As proof of his commitment, he cited his own resume. “As United States Attorney, my office was a national leader in gun prosecutions nearly every year,” Sessions said. Available records do not support that statement, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!