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U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments in Alabama redistricting case begin next week

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Merrill v. Milligan, a case that will decide whether the state of Alabama’s 2021 congressional redistricting plan violates the Voting Rights Act, on Tuesday, Oct. 4.

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Marshall, state AGs tell credit card companies to stop new gun buyer ‘list’

Credit card companies should cease implementation of a new merchant category code for purchases at gun stores that would create a “list of gun buyers,” according to a letter sent yesterday by 21 state attorneys general including Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall.

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Alabama gets $15.5 million from JUUL teenage marketing settlement

JUUL Labs Inc. will pay the state of Alabama up to $15.5 million after the e-cigarette company settled a lawsuit brought by numerous states and territories over its marketing practices toward teenagers.

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BlackRock responds to AG Steve Marshall, other conservative AGs over ESG criticism

BlackRock responded to the attorney generals of some conservative states on Wednesday, defending its stance on ESG investing.

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AG Marshall vows to uphold Alabama's abortion law against VA — 'The power of states to protect unborn life is settled'

“For this Administration, there is nothing more important than attempting to bully conservative states on every major issue, including abortion, even when the Administration lacks the authority to do so.”

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AG Steve Marshall: ESG 'another mechanism for the left to impose their philosophy'

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said Environmental, Social Governance (ESG) investing is the left’s new way of imposing their worldview on the country.

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AG Marshall backs federal resolutions to define 'men' and 'women' by biological sex

Several women’s groups have produced a bill of rights designed explicitly for women, drawing the support of Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and other AGs nationwide.

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AG Steve Marshall files brief supporting Navy SEAL vaccine mandate lawsuit

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit filed by U.S. Navy personnel challenging the Navy's failure to grant religious exemptions for the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Appeals court rules against Arkansas transgender hormone ban; Law similar to Alabama

A federal appeals court ruled that Arkansas cannot enforce its law banning transgender hormone treatment for minors, a law virtually identical to one passed by the Alabama Legislature earlier this year making its way through the federal courts.

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Mississippi AG Fitch credits Alabama pro-life officials with assist on Dobbs ruling

Fitch thanked several high-profile Alabama officials for their help on the case, including Gov. Kay Ivey and Attorney General Steve Marshall.

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AG Marshall urges legislature to move to ensure 'good time' credit used to incentivize good behavior, not given blanketly

In the wake of the shooting death of Bibb County Deputy Sheriff Brad Johnson, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has urged the Alabama Legislature to reevaluate the state's so-called Correctional Incentive Time laws, also called "good time."

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Parole Board denies parole to career felon facing three counts of capital murder

“I am pleased that the Board has denied Jimmy Spencer parole for the crimes for which he is currently serving two life sentences,” said AG Marshall after the Alabama Pardons and Paroles Board denied parole to career criminal Jimmy O'Neil Spencer. Spencer is accused of killing three people in Guntersville during his last parole.

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Date set for arguments in Alabama's ban on transgender hormones for children

A federal appeals court will hear arguments in November over Alabama’s efforts to outlaw the use of transgender medications for minors.  

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AG Marshall blasts Biden administration for 'holding children hostage' to force gender ideology

Saturday, Attorney General Steve Marshall appeared on FNC's "Fox & Friends" to voice his protest over the Biden administration's use of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's school lunch program to advance its gender identity agenda.

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Marshall sues Biden administration over threat to withhold school lunch money if state does not advance LGBTQ+ agenda

According to the new guidance, schools would risk forfeiting lunch money for their neediest students if they engage in “sex discrimination,” such as having sex-separated bathrooms or sports teams for boys and girls.

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Alabama AG joins letter urging Google not to restrict crisis pregnancy centers

Attorney General (AG) Steve Marshall has joined several AGs nationwide in a joint letter urging Google not to suppress online access to crisis pregnancy centers.

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Greenetrack to remove all Bingo machines after $76 million tax lien from the state

Greenetrack officials are finally speaking out after the Alabama Supreme Court ruled the casino must pay $76 million in unpaid taxes on its gaming enterprise in Greene County.

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'Good Time' laws blamed for killing of Bibb County deputy?

“If we just keep being more lenient, and lenient, and lenient, and we are going to keep having more police officers die because of our justice system.”

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Multiple state entities challenge injunction against Alabama law banning transgender youth drugs, operations

Attorney General Steve Marshall and the Alabama Center for Law and Liberty have filed briefs challenging the injunction against a law that would ban transgender surgeries and hormone treatments for minors.

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Alabama Supreme Court rules that Greenetrack must pay $76 million in taxes to the state of Alabama

he facts are undisputed because of Greenetrack's failure to properly oppose the Department's factual showing,” the Court wrote. “And the only reasonable inference the undisputed facts permit is that Greenetrack's "lease" system was no more than an attempt to cloak an illegal for-profit bingo operation with a veneer of legality based on the nonprofit organizations' nominal participation." the Alabama Supreme Court ruled.”

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Jefferson Co. District Attorney pledges not to prosecute violations of Alabama abortion laws

A Jefferson County District Attorney has put his name on a joint letter, stating that he will not enforce the state’s abortion laws on the books.

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Bibb County Deputy Brad Johnson, wounded in shooting dies

“The Prattville Police Department sends our prayers to the family of Deputy Bradley Johnson of the Bibb County Sheriff's Office. He was mortally wounded in the line of duty yesterday and is currently on life support so that he may continue to save lives through the organ donor process. The person responsible for this has since been captured and will hopefully face justice for this unspeakable act of cowardice and evil. "

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AG Steve Marshall calls past week a 'seminal moment' for the conservative legal movement

During an appearance on "Rightside Radio" on Wednesday, Attorney General Steve Marshall told host Phil Williams that last week had been a "seminal moment" for the conservative legal movement.

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Tyson Farms Settlement dollars to be used for 3 projects in 2 Alabama counties

As part of the settlement of the lawsuit, the Attorney General created a Restitution Fund Oversight Committee to oversee the projects that are designed to enhance the State’s natural resources, increase recreational opportunities, and benefit the environment and public health in the impacted areas. 

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Alabama state leaders react to Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade

“Because neither the United States Constitution nor the Alabama Constitution provides a right to abortion, Alabama laws that prohibit abortion and that have not been enjoined by a court are in full effect," said Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall (R). "For those laws that have been halted by courts, the State will immediately file motions to dissolve those injunctions. Any abortionist or abortion clinic operating in the State of Alabama in violation of Alabama law should immediately cease and desist operations.”

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Chambers County Deputy dies in the line of duty

Chambers County Deputy killed in the line of duty on Monday.

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AG Marshall says if FBI agents can question parents showing up at school board meetings, they can enforce law protecting SCOTUS justices

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall called for federal law enforcement to act on protests outside U.S. Supreme Court justices' homes during an appearance on Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal" on Friday.

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