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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...

Kay Ivey Makes Gambling Study Group Official

Brent Wilson | February 14, 2020 Casino Gambling Machines

Governor Kay Ivey on Friday signed Executive Order 719, which formed the Study Group for Gambling Policy. The Study Group is tasked with gathering detailed information to allow the governor, the Legislature, and the citizens of our state to make an informed decision on gaming...

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...

AL Rep. John Rogers Thinks Cam Newton Is Gay

Brent Wilson | February 13, 2020

John Rogers (D-Birmingham) seems to believe that Cam Newton is gay. This is after he first confused him as a transgender person. The comments came during a Committee hearing on HB35, a bill that would prohibit a transgender person from competing in sporting events that...

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...

Bloomberg Endorsed By Alabama Democratic Conference

Dakota Layton | February 12, 2020 Michael Bloomberg

While most of Alabama’s Democratic lawmakers including Senator Doug Jones, Congresswoman Terri Sewell, and Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin have endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden’s 2020 Presidential campaign, the Alabama Democratic Conference, the Alabama Democratic Party’s largest black caucus has decided to go in a...

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