Alabama Opinion Editorials

HB 314 and SB 211: A Handmaid’s Tale in Alabama

Lanier Isom | April 15, 2019 | Opinion Article Women Pose For Photo At Women's Rights March

Since the beginning of 2019, 14 states have passed or introduced 250 bills restricting abortion. Emboldened by a conservative-leaning Supreme Court, lawmakers are determined to challenge access to safe, legal abortion nationally by introducing unconstitutional “heartbeat” bills which ban abortions after six weeks. Last November,...

Trump CPAC Speech Shows GOP Is Lost

Clete Wetli | March 4, 2019 | Opinion Article

The GOP is no longer the party of conservatism. It’s certainly not the party of Lincoln anymore and it’s not the fabled, shining city on a hill envisioned by Reagan. It’s now more like a gaudy casino that has been hijacked by Trump and his enablers.

Alabama GOP About To Eat Crow Over Proposed Gas Tax

Clete Wetli | February 25, 2019 | Opinion Article Alabama GOP About To Eat Crow Over Proposed Gas Tax

After years of vociferously attacking any type of taxation or revenue increase for public services as inherently evil, the Alabama GOP is awkwardly poised to battle a rhetorical nightmare of its own creation. It ironically illuminates the hypocrisy of the GOP platform because finding revenue...

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