Alabama Political News & Legislation Updates

Alabama bill SB 244, sponsored by Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro), which would have prevented any county or city in the state from banning plastic bags, has failed on a procedural vote, 17-13. The bill failed by one vote, needing 18 to pass. The bill faced opposition...

First Baptist Church In Opelika, Alabama

For the third year in a row, Rep. Lynn Greer (R-Rogersville) has proposed expanding Alabama’s Stand-Your-Ground law to include legal protection for those using deadly force to protect churches or church members. As the bill has stalled in the house, Greer and six of his...

Doug Jones

Alabama State Rep. John Rogers (D-Birmingham) hasn’t stopped talking since his remarks on abortion last week. Rogers has been experiencing backlash for comments last Wednesday on abortion. So you kill them now or you kill them later. You bring them in the world unwanted, unloved,...

Brent Wilson | May 6, 2019 |
John Rogers on the House Floor

His rambling explanation of what he meant to say, doesn’t change the vulgarity of what he said.

John Rogers During HB 314 Debate

Alabama State Rep. John Rogers (D-Birmingham) helped set back Alabama Democrats even more on Wednesday with his inability to communicate effectively with Alabama voters. “So you kill them now or you kill them later. You bring them in the world unwanted, unloved, you send them...

Protestors At Anti-Abortion Rally

The Alabama House voted 74-3 yesterday in favor of HB 314, a bill that would ban abortions even in cases of rape and incest. Democrats walked out on the vote. The bills sponsor, State Rep. Terri Collins (R-Decatur) has said the goal of the bill...

The Second Amendment extremists will continue to oppose any sensible regulations on firearms, but it’s up to rational citizens to push for bills that make our communities safer.

Stanley Adair

Stanley Adair, a former businessman and television evangelist, will run as a Republican for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Doug Jones (D-Birmingham). Adair, from Haleyville, AL, touts himself as a businessman and entrepreneur. He says he plans to visit every Alabama county...

Brent Wilson | April 28, 2019 |

Bernie Sanders thinks murderers, even mass murderers, should be able to vote while in prison. During a CNN town hall, Bernie was asked whether he believed sex offenders or people like Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bomber, should still be able to vote. “Yes, even...

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