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Wall Street Journal editorial board weighs in on Alabama redistricting case

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) Editorial Board weighed in on Merrill v. Milligan, the case going before the Supreme Court on Tuesday that involves Alabama’s recent redrawing of its congressional districts.

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Alabama Supreme Court suspends judge’s order eliminating bond for some accused criminals

The Supreme Court of Alabama suspended on Friday an administrative order by 15th Circuit Court Judge Johnny Hardwick that would’ve eliminated bond for certain felonies and misdemeanors.

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Matt Clark: Alabama should win its congressional redistricting case

On Tuesday, October 4, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on whether the people of Alabama, get to create its congressional district maps or whether the ACLU’s experts get to create them instead. 

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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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Alabama Supreme Court hears oral arguments in campus free speech lawsuit

The Alabama Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Thursday regarding a free speech lawsuit that could challenge the limits of free speech on all Alabama campuses.

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Alabama Republican Party passes resolution honoring the Supreme Court for recent decisions

The Alabama Republican Executive Committee passed a resolution honoring the conservative majority of the U.S. Supreme Court for several recent landmark decisions.

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Resolution to reintroduce prayer in Alabama schools expected Saturday

"Prayer in Alabama Schools is not a partisan issue but an issue that all Alabama Legislators can support," said sponsors of a Republican Executive Committee resolution urging the Legislature to pass a school prayer statute.

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Congress advances bill to cement right to same-sex marriage, 47 Republicans vote in favor

The United States House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly in favor of legislation that would federally codify the right to same-sex marriage.

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Tuberville and Britt slam Biden executive order on abortion

"The States have the right to protect life, and that’s exactly what Alabama is going to do. In the U.S. Senate, I will fight back against Joe Biden’s continual overreach and protect the God-given right to life,” Katie Britt said.

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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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Alabama leaders react to Supreme Court decision protecting religious liberty

“The right to freely exercise religion is a powerful – and important – part of the fabric of our nation and must be protected. We are blessed to live in a country that recognizes the ability to worship freely and I applaud the Supreme Court for upholding this fundamental right.” said Sen. Tommy Tuberville.

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BREAKING: Supreme Court sides with coach who sought to pray after game

The Supreme Court sided Monday with a high school football coach from Washington state who sought to kneel and pray on the field after games, a decision that could strengthen the acceptability of some religious practices in other public school settings.

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Alabama Republican Party 'excited about the possibility of correcting the tragedy of Roe v. Wade'

“I cannot communicate how excited I am about the possibility of correcting the tragedy of Roe v. Wade, and restoring the sanctity of life," said Alabama Republican Party Chairman John Wahl. "It gives me hope in the ideals of individual liberty and protecting the rights of every person from the moment of conception to the grave.”

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API: Roe rightfully overturned; now the issue is up to legislatures around the country

This does not mean that abortion is now illegal in America. The Supreme Court simply no longer considers it a right that cannot be touched by lawmakers.

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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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Alabama officials react to Supreme Court striking down restrictive New York gun control law

“Today’s decision was a major victory for the right of self-defense and for the rule of law,” said ACLL President Matt Clark “The Second Amendment is not a second-class right, and today’s decision gave it the respect it deserves. We commend the Court for its well-reasoned decision, and we hope to see more like it in the future.”

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AG Marshall calls on U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to enforce federal law prohibiting efforts to intimidate the Supreme Court

Steve Marshall and fellow attorney generals call on AG Merrick Garland to enforce federal law against intimidating Supreme Court Justices.

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Marshall kicks off campaign with address to Mid-Alabama Republican Club

Alabama Attorney General (AG) Steve Marshall spoke to the Mid-Alabama Republican Club on Saturday, about his accomplishments, kicking...

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Senate candidate says Supreme Court robbed Black voters of congressional district

On Monday, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Brandaun Dean told 1819 News that Alabama's Black voters who expected to gain a congressional...

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Supreme Court stays Congressional redistricting case

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a five to four ruling, has stayed a lower court ruling that the State of Alabama must draw new congressional...

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Moore pushes GOP Leaders to block funding for Biden's vaccine mandate

Just this week, Congressman Barry Moore (R-AL02) joined a letter to GOP House and Senate leadership that pledges to oppose any government...

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Alabama Republican Party files motion in support of state’s position in redistricting case

The Alabama Republican Party weighed in on Monday in the battle over Congressional redistricting, filing a "friend of the court" motion...

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Democratic Senate candidate says that he will be the “most anti-poverty and pro Black candidate”

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Brandaun Dean formally qualified with the Alabama Democratic Party on Friday, Jan. 28. Dean told 1819...

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Candidate qualifying is over except for Congress

A federal court has extended qualifying for the U.S. House of Representatives thru the middle of February, but qualifying is now over...

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Debra Jones Campaign releases video

  Calhoun County Circuit Judge Debra Jones (R) released her first campaign video this week touting her conservative principles and...

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Reaction to U.S. Supreme Court decision to block OSHA mandate, allow CMS mandate

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate for large, private businesses. That...

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Matt Clark: A split decision on vaccines by the Supreme Court

On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued decisions in two vaccine-mandate cases: the OSHA case (which the Alabama Center for Law...

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