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Dakota Layton, Author at BamaPolitics.com

Ted Cruz Responds To Mandatory Vasectomy Bill

Dakota Layton | February 18, 2020

After Rep. Rolanda Hollis unveiled HB238, a bill that would require Alabama men to get a vasectomy once they reach 50 or father three children, former 2016 Presidential candidate and Senator, Ted Cruz (R-Texas), tweeted, “Yikes. A government big enough to give you everything is big...

President Trump Endorses Mo Brooks’ Primary Bid

Dakota Layton | February 15, 2020

Conservative Congressman Mo Brooks, who represents Alabama’s 5th Congressional District is making his sixth reelection bid this year and he just picked up what could be seen as his biggest endorsement. On Friday, President Donald Trump tweeted, “He [Mo] is a huge supporter of the...

Rep. Ginny Shaver Re-Introduces “Anti-Infanticide” Bill

Dakota Layton | February 14, 2020 Health insurance

On Thursday, State Representative Ginny Shaver (R-Leesburg) filed a “born-alive” bill, HB248, known as “Gianna’s Law” named after Gianna Jessen, a survivor of an attempted abortion who is now a Pro-Life advocate. Rep. Shaver introduced a similar bill last year during the 2019 legislative session...

Poll Finds Sessions Has 5 Point Lead Over Tuberville

Dakota Layton | February 14, 2020

A new poll released on Thursday by Club for Growth Action, a super PAC associated with the conservative Club for Growth found that former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is still the front-runner to take on Democratic incumbent Doug Jones in November. The poll found that...

Doug Jones Votes In Favor of War Powers Resolution

Dakota Layton | February 14, 2020 Doug Jones Floor Speech on Donald Trump

On Thursday, Alabama’s Democratic Senator Doug Jones voted in favor of a bipartisan resolution that would require President Trump to seek Congressional approval before taking further action against Iran. This resolution was seen as a move to restrain the President’s powers after he ordered the...

Bradley Byrne Wants To Abolish the U.S. Department of Education

Dakota Layton | February 13, 2020

In an op-ed written for Yellowhammer News, Congressman and GOP Senate candidate Bradley Byrne argued that we should abolish the U.S. Department of Education and leave education to state and local governments. Education was important to the Founders, but they left that function to the...

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