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KCarl Smith: The so-called 'Respect for Marriage Act'

No one, including the President of the United States, has the authority to change God's divine definition of marriage, of one man and one woman, to something completely different.

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1819 News Reporter Craig Monger talks woke educators on Rightside Radio

Listen to 1819 News Reporter Craig Monger on Rightside Radio with Phil Williams as they discuss a drag queen educator, "covertly and strategically" placing materials in his classroom to influence his students, and using insulting language about their parents.

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1819 News Sports Editor Steve Irvine remembers the late Mississippi State coach Mike Leach on WJOX 3 Man Front

Listen to 1819 News Sports Editor Steve Irvine on WJOX-3 Man Front as they discuss the late Mike Leach, the Auburn quarterback situation and UAB football.

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Sean of the South: The Opry

The first concert I ever saw was the Oak Ridge Boys. I was 2 years old. Mama took me. I pooped my diaper while they were singing “Elvira.” My mother changed me at the foot of the stage as I was singing at the top of my voice. One of the Oak Ridge Boys gagged, mid-song.

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Justin Bogie: The truth behind Alabama’s 'most conservative Legislature' ranking

It is our duty as citizens to do our own due diligence and separate fact from fiction. The consequences are too great to bury our heads in the sand and accept the status quo. 

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1819 News Contributor Stephanie Holden Smith talks the Alabama Campus Free Speech Act on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

Listen to 1819 News Contributor Stephanie Holden Smith on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss the Alabama Campus Free Speech Act and the fact that most institutions of higher learning in the state are in violation of this 2019 law.

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Stephanie Holden Smith: The right to be wrong

In 2019, the Alabama Campus Free Speech bill was proposed and passed by the Alabama Legislature. Then-State Representative Matt Fridy’s bill was developed by Eagle Forum of Alabama, endorsed by state and national organizations, and was widely praised by many defenders of the First Amendment.

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Joey Clark: Laugh like father, chuckle like son

Fresh off another birthday, I can’t help but admit I’m becoming more like my father as he becomes more like his father — and that we are powerless to stop it. 

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1819 News Contributor Amie Beth Shaver talks gender dysphoria on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

Listen to 1819 News Contributor Amie Beth Shaver on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss Abigail Shrier's book on gender dysphoria titled "Irreversible Damage."

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Phil Williams: Putting Alabama's top-heavy government back on an even keel

Ronald Reagan once said that “a government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take away everything you have.”

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Randy Tatano: Medical professionals need new terms

Please, medical professionals, ditch that discomfort word, let us know when things will actually hurt or taste awful, and just be honest about what we’re going to experience. 

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Ashley Carter: Christmas traditions

With the Christmas season upon us, many are trying to find the perfect gift for everyone on their lists. I myself have been in the very same situation. I stopped recently and thought about all the things I got as a child and honestly can’t remember many of the gifts.

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Amie Beth Shaver: An American Girl?

A toy once passed down between aunties and their nieces or mothers and their children has been swamped by trans activists and infected with gender Marxism. 

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Matt Clark: The process as the punishment

Over the last couple of weeks, I have written about the effect the Respect for Marriage Act might have. If the courts were to apply the bill as written, as I explained two weeks ago, then I think people who have religious objections to same-sex marriages should be OK. I stand by that assertion.

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KCarl Smith: Here we go again … election fraud continues

In 2022, we should not accept anything less than free and fair elections.

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Justin Bogie: With billions of federal education dollars unspent, why does the Alabama Department of Education continue to ask for more?

If there was truly an “emergency” and the funds were needed immediately to allow schools to continue to operate, why does so much of it remain unspent over two years later?

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Sean of the South: The one

‘Twas a Christmas tree lot in Alabama. It was the kind of operation that does business in the parking area of a major shopping complex.

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1819 News Reporter Craig Monger talks executions on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Reporter Craig Monger on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss executions and how it's likely that prisoners slated for lethal injection execution dehydrate to make it difficult to find a vein, while their lawyers try to run out the clock on their 24-hour death warrant with court filings.

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Stephanie Holden Smith: My grown up Christmas list

Please find my Grownup Christmas List for Alabama politics and politicians.

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Joey Clark: Richard Shelby’s big spending legacy is a dying breed

To bring home the bacon, someone has to slaughter a few pigs. And Richard Shelby isn’t yet done being a good butcher for the people of Alabama.

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1819 News Contributor Amie Beth Shaver talks bullies on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

Listen to 1819 News Contributor Amie Beth Shaver on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss bullies and how they can also take the form of elected officials who ignore the people who hired them.

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Phil Williams: Always remember to never forget

We preserve who we are as a people by putting all of our past sacrifices, victories, and achievements into perspective.

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Justice Will Sellers: A birthday no one celebrates

One hundred years ago this month, delegates from various parts of the old Russian Empire met in Moscow to create the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The world would never be the same. 

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Ashley Carter: Thank you, Dad

You never know who is watching and where it will lead you.

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Randy Tatano: Please, don’t open a restaurant

The next time someone compliments your cooking and you hear, “You should open a restaurant…” Be afraid. Be very afraid.

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Amie Beth Shaver: When the bullies are in charge

Do you like ice cream?

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Matt Clark: Keep your eye on 303 Creative v. Elenis

A victory in 303 Creative would be the final nail in the coffin for the commissions in those cities who wish to stamp out dissent.

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