Rise to the moment of truth Tuesday, September 27, 2022


Army, Alabama National Guard stand pat on vaccine mandate — ‘It’s insane’

Despite other military branches beginning to loosen or pause restrictions on COVID-19 vaccine exemption requests, the Alabama National Guard hasn’t received any change in guidance on the issue yet.

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Fired Spanish Fort retirement community employees allege COVID vaccine mandate violated religious rights in lawsuit

Jennifer Sigley, Sloan Hamil, Katherine Lott Howerin and Tina Wolfe are plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed in federal court against the operators of a Spanish Fort retirement community who claim the company's COVID-19 vaccine policy violated religious protections.

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Matt Clark: The legal justification for vaccine mandates is disappearing

This week, I had the honor of representing one of our nation’s finest heroes, Lt. Gen. (ret.) Jerry Boykin, in a key religious liberty case. Thirty-five Navy SEALs had religious objections to President Biden’s COVID vaccine mandate, and I submitted a brief for Gen. Boykin in their defense.

Released documents show CDC officials working with social media companies to police COVID-19 narrative

Newly released information shows the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) having direct communication with social media companies to assist in policing misinformation.

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Alabama receives first shipment of monkeypox vaccine

If you have been exposed to monkeypox you may be eligible to receive the monkeypox vaccine, which is now available from the Alabama Department of Public Health.

Birmingham VA nurses facing reassignment, termination warn of critical shortages

As many as 50 nurses at the Birmingham VA (Veterans’ Affairs) Hospital say their request for religious or medical exemptions to COVID vaccines has gone unrecognized, and as a result, they are being threatened with disciplinary action, reassignment or even termination.

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OSHA officially rescinds vaccine mandate

The Biden administration is formally withdrawing its vaccine and testing mandate for businesses, effective today after the Supreme...

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A.G. Marshall wins injunction against Biden vaccine mandate

By Craig Monger Attorney General Steve Marshall announced a court ruling against President Biden’s healthcare-worker vaccine mandate,...

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Krissie Allen: The power of 'probably' in a new approach to COVID-19 messaging

Growing up the youngest of five children, I didn’t have the benefit of having parents who had time to cater to my every want. I therefore...

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Matt Murphy: Knowing the difference between 'could' and 'should' in government and private business

On the occasion I am asked what I do for a living, I’ve developed a pithy answer which gives me immense pleasure and normally results...

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USDA distributing oral rabies vaccines in Alabama

The Alabama Department of Public Health announced that the USDA is distributing oral rabies vaccine (ORV) in parts of Alabama. The...

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Health freedom bill filed in the Alabama house

By Craig Monger A state lawmaker is hoping a pre-filed bill will help combat what are commonly called “vaccine passports.”    State...

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Former U.S. Secretary of State dies at 84

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor Retired Army Gen. Colin L. Powell passed away early Monday, according to a statement from his family....

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AG Marshall addresses growing concern over vaccination mandates

By Brandon Moseley In response to public inquiries, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall (R) addressed vaccine mandates and the...

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Alabama lawmaker wants to take measures protecting medical freedom

By Craig Monger  During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5’s “The Jeff Poor Show,” Rep. Andrew Sorrel of Muscle Shoals gave...

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Brooks promises to fight Biden’s vaccine mandates

By Brandon Moseley Saturday, Congressman and U.S. candidate Mo Brooks (R-AL05) promised voters and constituents that he “will fight...