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Kyle Calvert Alabama News
'Pansexual' nonbinary Irondale man arrested for explosive device left outside AG’s office linked to far-left ‘Antifa’ movement

An Irondale man who allegedly tried to bomb the Alabama Attorney General’s Office building in Montgomery is a far-left “anti-fascist” sympathizer who advocates violence against law enforcement and his political enemies, according to court records and social media.

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'Good versus evil': Baldwin County man boycotts Planet Fitness over 'agenda-driven' transgender policy

There is a nationwide call to boycott Planet Fitness after members became aware of a policy allowing men in women’s bathrooms. With stock and memberships dropping from the gym, one Alabama man believes the policy is part of a much bigger and ugly picture.

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House committee advances bill prohibiting teaching sexual orientation, gender identity in public K-12 schools; Votes down Space Camp amendment

The House Education Policy Committee voted on Wednesday to advance a bill that would prohibit instruction of gender identity or sexual orientation in public K-12 schools while voting down an amendment that relates to the recent Space Camp controversy.

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Phil Williams: That time at summer camp

Adults need to be keenly aware of who is working with their kids. We cannot simply take for granted that anyone with the name and title of “camp counselor” is automatically okay.

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'Holly Jolly Drag Show' in Albertville draws little protest; Organizer celebrates 'phenomenal' event: 'We stood toe to toe with the Catholics, the Baptists'

Despite calls for protests and online threats, the Holly Jolly Drag Show in Albertville occurred without incident Friday night as over 200 people turned out for the event.

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AG Marshall, Aderholt demand change to proposed rule penalizing foster parents who don't affirm gender identity

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) signed separate letters demanding the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services rescind a proposed rule they said would discriminate against religious foster parents.

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Montgomery Judge dismisses lawsuit from Methodist churches seeking to disaffiliate with UMC, 'hopeful' for Supreme Court appeal

A Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge recently dismissed a lawsuit brought by 45 Alabama Methodist churches seeking a vote to disaffiliate with the United Methodist Church and retain church property amidst nationwide turmoil within the denomination.

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Corporate MSM cite far-left Montgomery-based SPLC hate group designation to attack new House Speaker Johnson

After members of the U.S. House of Representatives elected Mike Johnson (R-La.) the next Speaker of the House, a slew of mainstream media outlets cited an Alabama-based far-left activist organization to accuse Johnson of previously working for a hate group.

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Activists applaud North Shelby County Library board for keeping LGBTQ books in children’s section

Activists gathered at the North Shelby County Library on Thursday night to praise the library board members for keeping an LGBTQ display in the children’s section in June after backlash from residents who felt it was inappropriate for kids.

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Charlotte Meadows: It's up to parents to navigate their children through this confusing world

Whether it’s books that obviously have a social agenda in a library, the curriculum in their school, or even which school they attend, all parents have the right and responsibility to choose what is best for their children.

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Activists protest Samford University for not recognizing LGBTQ law student organization

Student and local LGBTQ activists crowded in front of the Wright Center at Samford University in Birmingham on Thursday to pressure the private Christian college into removing what they call anti-LGBTQ policies.

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Two vacant Homewood office buildings adjacent to Magic City Acceptance Academy could become living community for disabled and LGBTQ seniors

Two vacant office buildings in Homewood may soon become living communities for disabled and LGBTQ seniors.

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Selma High School receives grant to fund LGBTQ+ literature, field trip to 'queer heritage site'

Selma High School recently received a grant that includes funding for LGBTQ+ literature and a field trip to a “queer heritage site.”

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Why the City of Birmingham received 100% on far-left Human Rights Campaign municipality database

The City of Birmingham was awarded the highest possible score from the Human Rights Campaign in its Municipal Equality Index for 2022, which rewards scores for cities based on factors such as providing transgender-inclusive health care benefits and employing an “LGBTQ+ Liaison” among other criteria.

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Lauren DeMoss Benson: Protecting children from sexually explicit material is not 'book banning'

Library board members are charging ahead, making the giant leap to equate protecting the innocence of children with “censorship” and “book banning.”

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Parker Snider: This year’s Pride Month shows Christians have a decision to make

Most Alabamian Christians exhibit one of two reactions to the LGBTQ movement. The first is outrage. The second is indifference.

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'Hate, hell and discrimination' — City of Mobile's LGBTQ liaisons host 'Queer Town Hall'; Reps from Human Rights Campaign, ACLU, SPLC decry 'anti-LGBTQ propaganda'

The city of Mobile’s LGBTQ liaisons and the Southwest Alabama Inclusion Project gathered Thursday for a “Queer Town Hall.”

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Matt Clark: The Mobile prayer was perfectly constitutional

All it takes is a little education for the folks who receive the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s toothless threats, and most of the FFRF's power evaporates.

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State Sen. Elliott to drop legislation during upcoming special session cutting $5 million from Alabama Department of Archives and History in wake of LGBTQ+ event

Legislation is in the works to remove $5 million in funding to the Alabama Department of Archives and History after it hosted a luncheon about Alabama's LGBTQ history.

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House Majority Leader Stadthagen: Dept. of Archives and History’s LGBTQ+ event ‘alarming and disappointing’

"Invisible No More: Alabama’s LGBTQ+ History" is the topic of the department’s June Food for Thought luncheon.

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Alabama Department of Archives and History hosting 'Alabama’s LGBTQ+ History' event — 'Invisible No More'

The Alabama Department of Archives and History is hosting a luncheon this week to hear about Alabama’s LGBTQ history.

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A 'radical, authoritarian, totalitarian spirit': Mobile, Fairhope residents fear advancement of LGBTQ movement could threaten children, U.S. Constitution

Concerned citizens in Mobile and Baldwin Counties are taking action to protect family values and children during LGBT Pride Month. At least one expert even believes part of the LGBT movement is connected to a much more sophisticated, dangerous operation that is a threat to the U.S. Constitution.

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Prayer warriors plan to congregate Saturday at park overlooking location of pride festival in Fairhope

A group has formed in reaction to progressive moves being made in the city of Fairhope. Now, the group is planning an event to overshadow a pride festival planned for this weekend.

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Human Rights Campaign labels Alabama as ‘hostile place’ for LGBTQ community

The Alabama state director for the Human Rights Campaign responded to the signing of House Bill 261, which protects college athletes.

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Auburn 'Pride on the Plains' hosts 'family fun night' drag show for 'all ages' to kick off annual 'Pridefest'

A Lee County LGBTQ organization Pride on the Plains hosted a drag show for children on Tuesday night during a “family fun night” at the local Auburn coffee shop Coffee Mafia.

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Petition started to address LGBTQ+ children's books in Autauga-Prattville Public Library

An online petition has been gaining signatures daily in the ongoing battle of Autauga County residents addressing LGBTQ+ books in the children’s section of the public library.

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'Family friendly' drag show scheduled Saturday at Birmingham theatre

A “family friendly” drag show is scheduled in Birmingham for this Saturday, featuring a number of state-based performers.

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