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Tuberville condemns Antisemitism Awareness Act for restricting free speech — 'We have to go by the Constitution'

Though he’s been a vocal supporter of Israel and the Jewish community, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) said he’s opposed to the so-called Antisemitism Awareness Act since it hampers free speech.

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Members of Alabama's federal delegation celebrate Israel Independence Day — 'America will always stand with Israel'

Republican members of Alabama’s federal delegation took time on Tuesday to recognize Israel’s Independence Day by renewing calls to support Israel in the ongoing conflicts with neighboring nations.

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Dozens of ‘Free Palestine’ protesters show up as Birmingham City Council honors Jewish American History Month

Dozens of Palestine supporters showed up Tuesday at the Birmingham City Council meeting to ask for a resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza.

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Pearl presses Biden to demand Hamas to surrender, release hostages — 'Many have died because our President has stopped Israel from finishing Hamas!'

Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl called on President Joe Biden to tell Hamas to surrender and release hostages, a number of which are American, on Thursday.

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Tuberville: Biden 'trying to play both sides' in Israeli-Hamas war

During a Monday interview on Fox Business Network's "The Evening Edit," U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) accused President Joe Biden of "riding the fence" when it comes to Israel's ongoing war with Hamas.

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Alabama’s federal delegation commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day by doubling down on support for Israel

Members of Alabama’s federal delegation took to social media on Monday to acknowledge Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day and to once again voice their support for Israel in the ongoing conflict in the Middle East.

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Antisemitic flyers thrown in Baldwin County forwarded to FBI as possible hate crime

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has been alerted to a possible hate crime in Baldwin County after flyers were thrown into yards that depicted antisemitic writings.

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Anti-Israel protests erupt at University of Alabama; Crowd chants 'USA,' 'F*** Joe Biden'

Protesters descended on the University of Alabama campus Wednesday evening over the ongoing conflict between Israel and Gaza.

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Britt demands White House 'take concrete, meaningful action to restore order on college campuses' amid Pro-Hamas protests

As pro-Palestine protests rage on at college campuses across the United States, U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) urged President Joe Biden and his administration to do something to end the discrimination against Jewish college students.

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Anti-Israel protester tries to disrupt Mobile City Council meeting

The Mobile City Council turned off the microphone for a speaker who came to speak in support of Palestine and police escorted him out during the regular council meeting Tuesday.

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'Solidarity!': Pro-Palestine speakers fill public speaking docket at Huntsville City Council to speak out against Israel's 'genocide'

Pro-Palestine speakers filled the public speaking portion of Huntsville's City Council meeting on Thursday night.

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'They will eventually learn the truth': Auburn's Pearl decries anti-Israel protests on college campuses

Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl on Wednesday condemned the rise of anti-Israel protests popping up on college and university campuses across the United States as Israel and Palestine continue to wage war.

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UAB SGA resolution condemns Israel for apartheid, ethnic cleansing, 'plausible genocide'

The UAB Student Government once again made a left turn showing their support for the Palestinian people and calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.

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'This has no place on American college campuses or anywhere on U.S. soil': Tuberville, Britt condemn anti-Israel protests at universities

U.S. Sens. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) and Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) came out forcefully on Monday to condemn the recent wave of anti-Israel protests popping up at universities across the nation.

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Phil Williams: The right side of history

What are we to think as we watch the current happenings in the Middle East? How does an administration get so much so wrong in so short a time?

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See how Alabama voted: Federal delegation split on congressional foreign aid package

As House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) is receiving accolades from centrist Republicans, some Democrat politicians and talking heads in the mainstream media, his own caucus is not lining up behind him on a foreign aid package passed Saturday.

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'A direct result of Joe Biden's weak foreign policy': Tuberville blames White House for 'funding' Iran's attack on Israel

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) blamed President Joe Biden and his "weak foreign policy" for Iran's attack on Israel over the weekend.

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Auburn's Pearl: 'The Biden Administration policies have enriched, empowered and emboldened Israel's enemies'

Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl on Monday continued to voice his support of Israel in the wake of a recent attack by Iran while also criticizing President Joe Biden for enabling Israel's enemies.

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U.S. Rep. Strong on Israel: 'If we don't make some changes here in America, it's going to be the same thing'

During an appearance on Newsmax TV's coverage of Iran's attack on Israel on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Monrovia) warned the United States could suffer from the same threats Israel is facing as it has weathered attacks from Gaza, Lebanon and Iran over the last six months.

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'Pray for Israel': Alabama congressional delegation responds to Iran attack on Israel

Despite decades of tension, Iran launched over 200 drones and ballistic missiles at Israel for the first time on Saturday.

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Bruce Pearl on Israel-Hamas conflict: 'This is a clear battle between good and evil!'

Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl is continuing to push for restoring security for Israel and the people of Palestine as Hamas and terrorist groups continue to wage war in the Gaza Strip.

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Moore, U.S. House colleagues call out Biden admin for abstaining from vote calling for Israeli ceasefire as Americans still held hostage

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) signed a letter led by U.S. Rep Andy Bigs (R-Texas) condemning the United States' recent abstention on a vote that called for an "immediate ceasefire" in Gaza.

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Britt slams Biden, Schumer for undermining Israel during Mark Levin appearance — 'It's totally unacceptable for America to turn its back on its ally'

Biden recently praised a speech Schumer gave last Thursday when he blamed Netanyahu for being a hindrance to peace in the ongoing war against the terrorist group Hamas. Biden has since tried to persuade Netanyahu against moving ground forces into Rafah despite Israel’s claims of its strategic importance for wiping out Hamas.

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Katie Britt gives D.C. update at Huntsville Davidson Center — 'A lot of people think that I fight with a little too much passion'

It's already been a busy year for U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) who stopped by the U.S. Space and Rocket Center's Davidson Center in Huntsville on Tuesday to give an update on her work in D.C.

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Kamala Harris calls for Gaza cease fire in Selma 'Bloody Sunday' speech

Vice President Kamala Harris brought the Biden administration road show to Selma for the 59th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" march on the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

Bruce Pearl Alabama News
Bruce Pearl challenges Bernie Sanders to debate on Israel — 'I'm sick and tired of you politicians spinning everything!'

Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl is challenging U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to a debate after the lawmaker equated funding Israel and the "Netanyahu war machine" to funding Russia in its war with Ukraine.

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Britt applauds Harvard president Claudine Gay resignation after plagiarism, antisemitism allegations

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) said Harvard president Claudine Gay should’ve resigned “weeks ago” after the Ivy League executive received backlash from plagiarism allegations and comments made last year about antisemitism.

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