Alabama

Why Police Reform Is About More Than Black Lives (VIDEO)

Why Police Reform Is About More Than Black Lives (VIDEO)

In 2014, Black Lives Matter used the wrongful death of Michael Brown to powerfully call the nation’s attention to a growing problem of police violence across America. Not only did it ask us if we believed the story that Michael Brown was a craven, dangerous suspect (many of us did), it asked us to reconsider […]

GOP Congressman Claims Healthcare Will Be More Affordable If We ‘Deport The Illegal Aliens’

GOP Congressman Claims Healthcare Will Be More Affordable If We ‘Deport The Illegal Aliens’

As Republicans come to the realization that their replacement for the Affordable Care Act is no longer viable, members of the party are lashing out at everyone they can think of and trying to attach blame for why healthcare is so expensive in the United States. On CNN today, the guest was Alabama Congressman Mo […]

Jeff Sessions And Al Franken Square Off Again – On SNL (VIDEO)

Jeff Sessions And Al Franken Square Off Again – On SNL (VIDEO)

Jeff Sessions, President Donald Trump’s pick for Attorney General, was one of his more controversial cabinet nominees. In 1986, Sessions was denied a position as a federal judge due to allegations of racism. Democrats tried to keep him from his nominated post, bringing up these past allegations as well as insinuating that he may, like […]

Alabama Radio Station Awesomely Participating In ‘A Day Without A Woman’ (VIDEO)

Alabama Radio Station Awesomely Participating In ‘A Day Without A Woman’ (VIDEO)

I love to see things like this out of my state. Today, March 8, 2017, is International Women’s Day and it is also the “A Day Without A Woman” strike. Many women are taking the day off paid and unpaid work and not shopping today. Businesses were urged to close for the day. There are […]

Sessions’ Successor May Have Turned Blind Eye To Child Abuse (VIDEO)

Sessions’ Successor May Have Turned Blind Eye To Child Abuse (VIDEO)

When Alabama’s junior Senator, Jeff Sessions, was appointed as Attorney General, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley appointed his state’s attorney general, Luther Strange, to fill the seat until a special election in 2018. Strange has announced he will run in that special election. It was only natural for those outside of Alabama to wonder if Strange […]

Alabama Still Paying For Relying On Slavery–Literally

Alabama Still Paying For Relying On Slavery–Literally

The nation, and particularly the South, is still paying the human cost of slavery–and probably will be paying it until the end of time. But in at least one state, the cost of using humans as property can be measured in real numbers. For most of the antebellum era, one of Alabama’s biggest sources of […]

Alabama’s Getting In On The ‘Bathroom Bill’ Party (VIDEO)

Alabama’s Getting In On The ‘Bathroom Bill’ Party (VIDEO)

There are several southern states joining North Carolina in passing transphobic bathroom laws. Unfortunately, Alabama is joining in on this party. The Alabama Privacy Act would require places with public restrooms or changing rooms that have single-person rooms, rooms for multiple people of the same gender, or rooms for people “irrespective of their gender” staffed by a bathroom attendant. […]

Sessions’ Attempt To Criminalize Free Speech Proves He’ll Make A Crap AG (VIDEO)

Sessions’ Attempt To Criminalize Free Speech Proves He’ll Make A Crap AG (VIDEO)

President-elect Donald Trump picked Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) to be his Attorney General. Sessions is a right-wing extremist who believes that the separation of church and state is unconstitutional. In 1996, Americans United For The Separation Of Church And State started a project to educate religious groups on the rules against political involvement. They told […]

Thousands Of Law Professors Oppose Jeff Sessions As AG (VIDEO)

Thousands Of Law Professors Oppose Jeff Sessions As AG (VIDEO)

Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama has been tapped by Donald Trump as his new Attorney General. The Republican Senator has a long and complex record, and that may be a problem for him. The Huffington Post reports that more than 1,300 law professors, representing roughly 180 law schools, oppose the appointment of Sessions to this key […]

WATCH: Civil Rights Activists Arrested For Protesting Incoming AG Jeff Sessions

WATCH: Civil Rights Activists Arrested For Protesting Incoming AG Jeff Sessions

Civil rights activists were arrested arrested Tuesday during a sit-in at the Mobile, Alabama, office of Republican Senator Jeff Sessions. The sit-in, organized by the NAACP, drew about two dozen people concerned over Sessions’ nomination as U.S. Attorney General. Sessions has long held controversial views on race. During a 1981 murder investigation, Sessions said he […]

AL Governor Considering Suspended RWNJ Judge For Senate (VIDEO)

AL Governor Considering Suspended RWNJ Judge For Senate (VIDEO)

Roy Moore is the suspended Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. Now that Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions has been appointed the Attorney General, someone has to finish out Jeff Sessions’ senate term. Roy Moore is on the shortlist for the position. The Governor, Robert Bentley, gets to decide who to put in that senate […]

Franklin Graham Shows Up For Trump After He Says ‘God Showed Up’ In Election (TWEET)

Franklin Graham Shows Up For Trump After He Says ‘God Showed Up’ In Election (TWEET)

You may recall that last week, Franklin Graham asked whether it was possible that God, not Russia, had hacked the presidential election in Donald Trump’s favor. It was a question that he himself had answered on the morning after Trump’s shocking victory, when he declared that it was nothing less than divine intervention. This latest tweet […]

BREAKING: Alabama Senator Who Said ‘KKK Are OK’ To Be NEXT Attorney General (TWEET/VIDEO)

BREAKING: Alabama Senator Who Said ‘KKK Are OK’ To Be NEXT Attorney General (TWEET/VIDEO)

President-elect Donald Trump has named Alabama Senator Jeff Beauregard Sessions to be the next attorney general of the United States. Sessions has been an outspoken fan of Trump’s “immigration” plans, which is to say that he likely wants to rid the country of undocumented people of any shade of color other than lily white. The […]

Even Alabama’s Pervy, Gropey Governor Can’t Support Donald Trump (VIDEO)

Even Alabama’s Pervy, Gropey Governor Can’t Support Donald Trump (VIDEO)

This weekend has been very eventful for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and the Republican party. Some unearthed video from 2005 had Donald Trump talking on a hot mic about how he kisses and fondles women. He thinks he can get away with it because he’s a “star.” Alabama Governor, Robert Bentley, who had a […]

Anti-LGBT Chief Justice REMOVED From The Bench For Issuing Orders Contrary To SCOTUS (VIDEO)

Anti-LGBT Chief Justice REMOVED From The Bench For Issuing Orders Contrary To SCOTUS (VIDEO)

The ignorant, bigoted, anti-LGBT Alabama Chief Supreme Court Justice, Roy Moore, has finally been suspended. It should’ve happened a long time ago. Moore has been suspended without pay, and he owes court costs. He faced judicial ethics charges after his ridiculous stunt when the same-sex marriage ruling came down. He sent out letters to all of […]

State Fights To Return Voting Rights To Convicted Felons (VIDEO)

State Fights To Return Voting Rights To Convicted Felons (VIDEO)

In Alabama, an important question is being raised; is it unconstitutional to bar people with prior felony convictions from voting? A lawsuit that was filed on September 26 believes the answer to that question is yes. Taking away the right to vote from people who have served time makes one question the purpose of a […]

Modern Slavery In Prisons So Bad That Guards Join Prisoners In Strike (VIDEO)

Modern Slavery In Prisons So Bad That Guards Join Prisoners In Strike (VIDEO)

For nearly a month, inmates across the country have come together to protest modern slavery. It began on September 9th in remembrance of the anniversary of the 1971 Attica prison uprising in New York. During the Attica prison uprising, prisoners took guards hostage and took control of the prison for four days. Media flooded the […]

TRAGIC: A 7-Month-Old Child Died In A Car At Marshall Space Flight Center (VIDEO)

TRAGIC: A 7-Month-Old Child Died In A Car At Marshall Space Flight Center (VIDEO)

A seven-month-old child died after being left in a hot car at Marshall Space Flight Center at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. Officials are investigating. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Redstone Arsenal officials are conducting the investigation. The parent was going to drop the child off at the daycare center on base before they headed to […]

Gas Suppliers Scrambling As Busted Pipeline Causes Shortages On The East Coast (VIDEO)

Gas Suppliers Scrambling As Busted Pipeline Causes Shortages On The East Coast (VIDEO)

A gas leak has led to a pipeline being closed in the Birmingham area, putting gas suppliers in a slight bind. This is causing many gas shortages all along the East Coast. The Colonial Pipeline in Shelby County, Alabama has been closed since September 9. There has been a 250,000-gallon leak in the area. This pipeline […]

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