U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson has ruled that the state of Alabama cannot ban abortions as part of its coronavirus restrictions. The state had tried to include abortions in its list of canceled elective medical procedures amid the coronavirus pandemic.
In what might be seen as a dismissively antagonistic stance, Republican Alabama Governor Kay Ivey said she doesn't think the abortion ban that has no exception for rape or incest, which she just signed into law, will hurt tourism or business recruitment.
A supporter of President Donald Trump disrupted a “Families Belong Together” rally in Huntsville, Alabama on Saturday by pulling a gun that he brought to the peaceful demonstration against Trump’s immigration policies.
In a race as close as the special election in Alabama between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones, it is voter suppression maneuvers like this that could make all the difference.
Loyalty in most cases is a noble and endearing quality when given to those who have earned it by embodying righteousness, fairness, and truth. However, loyalty blindly imparted in politics is a dangerous and deadly cancer within the body of democracy. Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey, is a prime example of a misguided and twisted loyalty that has lasting pervasive ramifications in a country deep in the throes of turmoil.
The party of "family values" has fallen on hard times. The Republican Party as we know it has been transformed into the worst representation of government in our modern history. Led by a moral abomination, Donald Trump, the GOP has molded itself in the image of its inept leader and become fodder for late night comedy, resignations, impeachment and federal prison.
With Moore's victory on Tuesday, it's clear that the Republican Party is lurching even further to the right and embracing the most extreme elements in our politics.
U.S. President Donald Trump is due to travel to Alabama on Friday to whip up votes in a Senate race that has laid bare the rift between the Republican party's leadership and its anti-establishment wing.
It's become a staple of the Republican Party – do as I say, not as I do, especially when it comes to sexual behavior.
The Supreme Court struck down key parts of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, saying it wasn’t necessary anymore in 2013. A Republican Governor’s current sex scandal just proved the Supreme Court wrong.
Trump attacked journalists, Michelle Obama, and reality itself, claiming “we won by a lot. It wasn’t even close.”
Estimates of 250,000 gallons thus far, is being “held in a mine water retention pond” with no clue how or why the pipeline leaked.
"People just do not understand why a sheriff is coming to their house to bring them a subpoena if they haven’t committed any crime."
Hillary Clinton swept through the South with wins in Alabama and Tennessee, building on her earlier wins in Georgia and Virginia this evening, as well as her earlier South Carolina win.
Alabama Congressman Mo Brook (R) wants to start impeachment proceedings against Hillary Clinton on day one, if she is elected president.
An Alabama poll found Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton enjoying large leads within their respective parties in the 2016 presidential race.
It is obvious that the owner of a professional sports franchise, say a National Football League team, would only hire a hair-stylist who detests, and has never played, the game of football as a general manager and head coach if they wanted their team to fail miserably. That is an absurd idea, but it is precisely what two religious Republican governors who want to decimate their state's public education system did in appointing evangelical anti-public education fanatics to run their state's public school systems.
The Republican version of damage control is spreading all through the South as Republican Gov. Robert Bentley ordered the Confederate flag to be taken down from the state capitol.
There is a misconception among ignorant Americans that this nation was founded on the tenets of the bible and is therefore a Christian nation
It is not enough simply to remember Selma. The courageous men and women on the Edmund Pettus Bridge could not be deterred by brutal force. They marched forward with undaunted courage, staring death in the face. Members of Congress who lack the minimal courage required to pass legislation protecting the right to vote, have no business paying tribute to the marchers in Selma. By their inaction, their allegiance lies with the Alabama State Troopers who turned the marchers around.