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BamaCarry to oppose seven House bills aimed at restricting gun owners

Alabama is one of the most gun-friendly, conservative, and red states. Most folks are surprised that there are a number of bills introduced in the 2024 Alabama legislative session to restrict gun owners.

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Aderholt releases first TV and radio ads in AL-4 — 'I'm endorsing President Trump and he is endorsing me'

On Friday, U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) announced his campaign had released both a TV and Radio ad in his re-election bid for Alabama's fourth congressional district.

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AL-2 candidate Caroleene Dobson says federal money can build new I-10 Bayway bridge without a toll  

Caroleene Dobson, a Montgomery attorney and native of rural Monroe County in the district, addressed a problem that has plagued Mobile and southern Alabama for decades.

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Gambling bills pass House committee with only one 'no' vote

The set of bills legalizing comprehensive gambling in Alabama passed out of committee Wednesday with one vote opposed a day before they're slated to hit the House of Representatives for a floor vote.

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Voter registration deadlines approaching for March 5 voting in Alabama

Deadlines to register to vote in Alabama are fast approaching. Resources from 1819 News:

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Brewbaker endorsed by Veterans for Trump: 'There is another generation coming that needs an America to live in'

Dick Brewbaker announced on Monday that he had been endorsed by the "Veterans for Trump" (VFT) group. Byron Donalds (R-FL) spoke at the event and discussed the importance of helping get these campaigns that are endorsed running strong.

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State Auditor Sorrell backs Trump for president — 'Better odds' of beating Biden than Nikki Haley

Last year, State Auditor Andrew Sorrell was among the first to endorse Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) for president.

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Fairhope native, Montevallo grad named chair of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission: Willie L. Phillips, Jr.

Willie L. Phillips, Jr. is the only person from Alabama to chair the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

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BamaCarry’s ‘Firearms Freedom Conference’ pushes gun rights agenda February 24

The ninth annual 'Firearms Freedom Conference' will be on Saturday, February 24 at the Doster Center in Prattville.

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Republican candidates for Colbert County superintendent debate culture war issues, school policy

Two candidates seeking the Republican nomination for Colbert County Schools superintendent went head-to-head in a debate Thursday, answering questions about hot cultural topics and school policy issues.

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ALGOP endorses Donald Trump for president

At Saturday's Alabama Republican Party winter meeting, the party's state executive committee voted to endorse former President Donald Trump for president ahead of the state's March 5 GOP primary.

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GOP chief justice hopeful Bryan Taylor announces first media buy — 'I'll follow the law as written and never legislate from the bench'

Bryan Taylor, a Republican candidate for Alabama's open seat for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, announced his first media buy on Thursday. Taylor recently secured the endorsement of the Alabama Forestry Association. A group that, when they want to, has the ability to spend large sums of money to support a candidate.

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Bill Harris pulls off upset for Alabama RNC committeeman against Trump-endorsed John Blanchard, incumbent Paul Reynolds

At Saturday's Alabama Republican Party winter meeting, Bill Harris defeated Trump ally John Blanchard and incumbent committeeman Paul Reynolds in an upset.

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Attorney Dean Johnson starts movement to restore Ten Commandments monument in Alabama Judicial Building

A Huntsville attorney started a movement on Friday to return the Ten Commandments monument to the Alabama Judicial Building.

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State Rep. DuBose files legislation to codify male, female definitions in state law

State Rep. Susan DuBose (R-Hoover) recently filed 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.

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Carl, Moore react to Special Counsel revelations of Biden deteriorating mental state — 'I think it is going to play well for Trump'

U.S. Reps. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) and Barry Moore (R-Enterprise), who are both competing for the first congressional district Republican nomination, appeared side-by-side at the February Azalea City Republican Women's meeting on Monday.

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Barry Moore responds to Carl attack ad in video spot — 'When a candidate goes negative, you know they're behind'

On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) released a 30-second spot that apparently responds to his opponent in the first congressional district Republican primary, U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile).

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AL-2 GOP candidate Caroleene Dobson signs Norquist 'No Tax Pledge'

Second congressional district Republican hopeful Caroleene Dobson hopes to distinguish herself from the field by signing the official "Taxpayer Protection Pledge" designed by Americans for Tax Reform (ATR).

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School Board Republican candidate Allen Long announces TV ad, major fundraising haul

Dr. Allen Long, candidate for Alabama School Board of Education: District 7, announced that his campaign had released a TV ad and had a substantial fundraising month for this down-ballot race on Wednesday.

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Citizens’ prayer meeting for legislative session planned for Wednesday at State House

An outdoor prayer meeting of citizens will be held Wednesday to pray for and with the Alabama legislature as they start the 2024 regular session. It is at 11 a.m. on the front steps of the Alabama State House.

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Justice Sarah Stewart picks up 23 key endorsements ahead of Republican primary for Chief Justice

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Sarah Stewart announced her campaign for Alabama's Chief Justice has been endorsed by 23 district attorneys around the state heading into the last month of the Republican primary.

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Brewbaker challenges other AL-2 candidates to join term-limits pledge: 'I will only serve five total terms, and I will never be a lobbyist'

GOP candidate for Alabama's second congressional district Dick Brewbaker has pledged to serve no longer than five terms if elected and not become a lobbyist once he leaves office. On Sunday, he challenged his Republican opponents to do the same.

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GOP Criminal Appeals Court hopeful Thomas Govan releases new ad and slogan: 'Go with Govan'

Thomas Govan, a Republican candidate for Alabama's Court of Criminal Appeals announced on Friday that he has begun airing a new commercial that outlines his background and beliefs and unveils his "Go With Govan" campaign slogan.

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State Rep. Yarbrough files school choice bill: 'The goal of school choice is to create freedom in education, not increase government involvement'

State Rep. Ernie Yarbrough (R-Trinity) has officially pre-filed a full school choice bill less than a week out of the 2024 legislative session.

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Carl releases fifth ad for the AL-1 GOP primary — 'Capitol Hill is full of nutjobs with nutty ideas'

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) released his fifth TV advertisement on Friday in the Republican primary election for the first congressional district. The ad titled "Nuts" highlights Carl's record of being a conservative who has delivered on Trump's agenda and doesn't back down to the liberal nutjobs in Washington, D.C.

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Brewbaker releases second TV ad in District 2 race — 'Send someone with a backbone to Washington'

Businessman and Republican candidate for Alabama's second congressional district, Dick Brewbaker, released his second TV advertisement addressing the border crisis, on Thursday.

Dale Strong Alabama News
Strong votes to impeach DHS Secretary Mayorkas — 'Our nation is in the midst of a historic national security and public safety crisis'

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Monrovia) joined 17 other lawmakers in voting to advance articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas for his handling of the rapidly deteriorating situation on the Southern border.

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