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Tim Melson Alabama News
State Sen. Melson 'confident' his IVF bill would remedy provider liability concerns

In an appearance on "Capitol Journal," Melson said he was "confident" his bill would fix the problem and give providers the safety to operate as they had been before the ruling.

Fit Alabama News
3 things to watch for in No. 14 Auburn's game against Georgia

Auburn takes on Georgia on the road today. What are three of the most important things to watch for during the game?

Jim Carns Alabama News
Alabama House passes protections for city, county whistleblowers

The Alabama House of Representatives passed on Thursday legislation that would apply whistleblower protections to county and municipal workers who testify to misdeeds within a local government body. 

Donald Trump 2 Alabama News
Trump weighs in on Alabama IVF controversy — 'I am calling on the Alabama Legislature to act quickly'

On Friday, former President Donald Trump reacted to the Alabama Supreme Court's ruling that has led to clinics in Alabama suspending in vitro fertilization (IVF) programs after the Court found IVF embryos were protected under the Wrongful Death of a Minor Act.

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Charles Kiplinger: Failure to exercise voting rights will likely erode our First and Second Amendment rights

Many believe and argue that the First and Second Amendments are the most important Constitutional rights, but without exercising these four amendments on voting, you may well see the first two erode before your eyes.

ULA Ribbon Cutting Dale Strong Alabama News
ULA cuts ribbon on new facility — 'We build rockets in Decatur, Alabama'

United Launch Alliance cut the ribbon on a new $300 million dollar expansion to their Decatur rocket facility.

Chris Elliott Alabama News
State Sen. Elliott says 'there simply aren't the votes' to pass House gambling bill — 'I would say that ship has sailed'

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Elliott described the possibility of the Senate taking up the House legislation as is as "that ship has sailed."

1901constitution Alabama News
Response to IVF embryo Supreme Court ruling will require constitutional amendment, pro-life attorney says

At least two bills have been drafted or filed by state legislators this week in response to an Alabama Supreme Court ruling that an embryo created through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) is a child protected by Alabama’s wrongful death act and the Alabama Constitution.

Elmore County School Board Alabama News
Elmore County Child Nutrition director used public funds for family member's wedding; Board of education declines to answer questions

The Elmore County Board of Education (ECBOE) refuses to offer an explanation after documents prove that the Child Nutrition Program (CNP) director used government funds to purchase supplies for a family member's wedding, misused school accounts, and made other questionable purchases, including 12 flat-screen TVs and diet supplements.

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Laura Clark: A person's a person no matter where they are

Overall, this opinion is a landmark decision. It will reshape the largely unregulated IVF industry and give dignity and sanctity to the lives of many unborn children.

A1a tribute band Alabama News
‘Parrothead Party’ features Buffett tribute band A1A in Gadsden on May 11

A taste of the Florida Keys is coming to Gadsden with the official Jimmy Buffett tribute band, A1A on May 11.

Alabama Political News Bobby Singleton Alabama News
Senate Minority Leader Bobby Singleton: Gambling legislation has 70% chance of passing

Gambling legislation has a good chance of passing the Senate if it hits the floor, according to Senate Minority Leader Bobby Singleton (D-Greensboro).

Computer Screen Alabama News
Alabama House passes bill to combat AI-generated child pornography

The Alabama House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday that would enhance penalties for those who use artificial intelligence to produce child pornography.

Dick Brewbaker Farm Alabama News
Dick Brewbaker secures endorsement of Eagle Forum PAC in AL-2 race

The political action committee connected to the national organization Eagle Forum has endorsed Dick Brewbaker in the race for Alabama's second congressional district.

DEI blocks Alabama News
Bill eliminating taxpayer-funded DEI departments in Alabama passes Senate

After over seven hours of Democrat filibustering, the State Senate passed a bill Thursday banning taxpayer resources from funding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) offices and training in Alabama public universities, schools and agencies.

Alabama political news mayorkas Alabama News
U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville: Border crisis and impeachment of Secretary Mayorkas

The American people demand, and deserve, that those responsible for this border crisis be held accountable.

Hollis Towns Alabama News
New AL(dot)com editor in chief instituted 'straight white male' hiring ban at former employer, lawsuit alleges

On Thursday, Alabama Media Group announced it was naming Hollis R. Towns to fill the vice president of content and editor in chief vacancy left by Kelly Ann Scott, who departed for the Houston Chronicle in October.

Tuberville Mountain Gateway Alabama News
Tuberville meets with Alabama missionary group under attack from Nicaraguan government

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) announced on Wednesday that he met with Jon Britton “Britt” and Audrey Hancock, the founders of Mountain Gateway, a Christian missionary organization that has served in North and Central America for more than a decade that has recently come under attack by the Nicaraguan government.

House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels on APTV, 3/3/2023 Alabama News
Fox News revisits House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels' 1999 prostitution charge

On Wednesday, Fox News jumped into Alabama's second congressional district race by pointing out that one of the leaders for the Democratic nomination had contradicted the police's version of his 1999 arrest after a prostitution sting.

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Bill drafted in response to Alabama Supreme Court IVF children ruling

Legislation will be filed soon to respond to a ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court last week that an embryo created through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) is a child.

Danny Garrett Alabama News
Ivey school choice legislation advances in House committee

On Thursday, the Alabama House Ways and Means Education Committee passed Gov. Kay Ivey’s amended education savings account legislation called the Creating Hope and Opportunity for Our Students' Education Act.

State Rep. Corley Ellis (R-Columbiana) Alabama News
House passes bill to increase policing authority of the Alabama Department of Insurance

The Alabama House of Representatives approved legislation on Tuesday to remove the Alabama Department of Insurance from the state’s sunset law provision and increase the scope of the department’s police powers.

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Kristin Landers: Top 20 reasons not to support casinos, sports betting and a statewide lottery in Alabama

Here are 20 reasons why those in the Alabama Legislature – and their constituents – should resist supporting expanding and legalizing gambling in the state.

barry n carl Alabama News
Carl defends attack ads against Moore during Coffee County debate — 'You need to know who you’re voting on'

The race between U.S. Reps. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) and Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) for Alabama's first congressional district has been nothing short of contentious, with the two sparring in political ads over their records.

Nikki Haley Alabama News
Nikki Haley on Alabama Supreme Court’s IVF ruling: ‘Embryos, to me, are babies’

Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said she agreed on Wednesday with an Alabama Supreme Court ruling last week that an embryo created through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) is a child. 

Rep. Chris England Alabama News
State Rep. England spars with pastor over bill defining male and female — 'It sounds like to me that your world is binary'

State Rep. Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa) had a tense exchange with a Birmingham pastor during a public hearing over a bill that would codify definitions of man, woman, boy, girl, father, mother, male, female, and sex in Alabama law and allow local public entities to establish separate single-sex spaces or environments in certain circumstances.

Grant Nelson vs Florida Alabama News
4 takeaways from No. 13 Alabama's 98-93 OT win over No. 24 Florida

No. 13 Alabama needed an extra five minutes to knock off No. 24 Florida, 98-93 at Coleman Coliseum on Wednesday night.

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