Rise to the moment of truth Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Barry Moore
U.S. Rep. Barry Moore on Biden classified documents: 'Why aren’t they kicking down the White House doors?'

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) took to Twitter to criticize the investigation into President Joe Biden after lawyers found several classified documents over the last three months in the president’s former office and Deleware home.

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DOJ, Alabama reach settlement to lift restriction on alcohol, drug use for Medicaid recipients with Hepatitis C seeking coverage for meds

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) secured a settlement on Tuesday with Alabama Medicaid to reverse its requirement for Medicaid recipients with Hepatitis C (HCV) to abstain from alcohol or illegal drugs to receive coverage for HCV medication.

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Fmr U.S. Attorney Jay Town warns DOJ action on Alabama prisons imminent — 'What's your plan, legislature? Nothing? You're going to blame Kay?'

Despite approving a $1.3 billion prison construction plan more than a year ago, the state of Alabama remains under the federal government's scrutiny for potential Eighth Amendment violations in its state prisons.

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DOJ to drop subpoena against Eagle Forum of Alabama, second subpoena possible

The Department of Justice’s subpoena against Eagle Forum of Alabama (EFA) has been essentially quashed, according to the organization's executive director Becky Gerritson.

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DOJ charges Alabama with discriminating against disabilities over psychiatric treatment facilities for children in foster care

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) notified the State of Alabama on Wednesday of findings that indicate the state’s foster care system violated the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Medical groups call on DOJ to investigate 'bomb threats' targeting youth transgender clinics

On Monday, three medical groups joined together to call on the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate anyone who may be responsible for “provoking and carrying out bomb threats” against transgender clinics.

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'They've really picked on the wrong people here': State Sen. Elliott criticizes DOJ for Eagle Forum subpoena

The Baldwin County lawmaker argued Eagle Forum should refuse to comply with the subpoena to say the federal government has lost its way.

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U.S. Rep. Aderholt: DOJ's Eagle Forum of Alabama subpoena 'a blatant attempt to intimidate citizens'

Thursday, U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) reacted to a Department of Justice subpoena seeking "all information related to the non-profit's legislative activities promoting the Alabama Vulnerable Child Compassion And Protection Act (VCAP) since 2017."

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'Harassment,' 'Unprecedented' — DOJ subpoenas Eagle Forum of Alabama, Demands 'all information' on promotion of Alabama Vulnerable Child Compassion And Protection Act

Wednesday, Eagle Forum of Alabama revealed the Department of Justice issued an August 9 subpoena "demanding all information related to the non-profit’s legislative activities promoting the Alabama Vulnerable Child Compassion And Protection Act (VCAP) since 2017."

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Birmingham gets $100K from DOJ to tackle violent crime problem

More than $107,000 in grants will be going to Birmingham to reduce violent crime in crime-heavy areas.

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Alabamians react to Justice Department's targeting of Idaho abortion law

The Department of Justice is suing the state of Idaho arguing that the state's abortion bill is an illegal ban on abortion access.

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Tuberville and other GOP Senators call on Biden Justice Department to stop sending federal funds to partisan organizations

"“This corrupt practice is a prime example of executive overreach. It is Congress’s job to direct federal funds and federal bureaucrats should not be in the business of picking winners and losers.  Federal settlement funds should go to the victims first and then to the U.S. Treasury," said Tuberville.

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Palmer denounces DOJ lawsuit to prevent Arizona from improving election integrity

"This action by the Biden Administration's Department of Justice will continue to erode the public’s trust in the election process and will raise public perception that fraudulent votes are being cast,” said Rep. Palmer.

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Alabama law enforcement gets $1.6 million to fight drug crimes

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) awarded $1.6 million to continue the fight against illegal drugs and drug-related crime in the state. “Public...