The state has known for many years that its prisons were overcrowded and understaffed. Further, it has perennially ignored the widespread abuse and neglect of prisoners in its care.
Alabama Political News & Opinions
Today, the Mobile City Council will meet in executive session to review the final to proposals for the redevelopment of the Mobile Civic Center property. This is not the final step in the process before the project is awarded, but it is certainly the beginning […]
Who says we don’t have gambling in Alabama? We do, we just gamble on the weirdest things. Recently the state legislature went all-in on overturning Roe v. Wade with Alabama’s new total ban on abortions. The problem is the roulette wheel that is abortion legislation […]
The greatest, and arguably, most intrinsic, foundational principal of the United States of America, is the guaranteed freedom to be able to voice political dissent, especially against the government and especially when it’s unpopular.
On Friday, June 28, the Rules Committee of the Democratic National Committee passed a resolution barring the Alabama Democratic Party’s Minority Caucus from directly appointing at-large minority members to the State Democratic Executive Committee, the party’s representative body, without a full vote from the committee’s […]
Recently in Mobile, AL, a young man who drove down a residential street at 90 miles per hour where the speed limit was 30 mph was granted youthful offender status. After the publicity the case received, he was indicted with manslaughter charges. This week a […]
In August of 2018, Nancy Worley was re-elected as chair of the Alabama Democratic Party – an event that was soon overshadowed by a series of formal complaints contesting the legitimacy of her win. Six months later, on February 14, 2019, the DNC credentials committee […]
On Friday, June 28, the Supreme Court declined to review a ruling from the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals regarding The Alabama Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Act. The bill, which was passed in 2016, made it illegal for a physician to perform Dilation and […]
If anything good came out of the Meth Attack Squirrel story, it’s that maybe people will realize that the opioid crisis is just one piece of a much larger issue.
It’s not enough to begin messaging a few months prior to an election. Promoting and discussing progressive policies should be a priority year-round. It needs to be engaging and visceral.