Alabama

Jessica Taylor Endorsed by State Representative Will Dismukes

(Source: Will Dismukes) Will Dismukes, a former Republican candidate for Alabama’s 2nd congressional district, endorsed Republican candidate Jessica Taylor Tuesday. State Representative Will Dismukes of Prattville said, “Our country desperately needs a new generation of conservatives to take on radical socialists like AOC, Ilhan Omar and their ‘squad.’ That’s why, today, I’m endorsing conservative Jessica Taylor for Congress.” Dismukes dropped…

Search for Missing 5-Year-Old from Florida Expands to Demopolis

Authorities in Florida say they’re expanding the search of a missing 5-year-old girl to Alabama, and the girl’s mother is no longer cooperating with their investigation. Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said during a press conference Monday that officers have been deployed to Demopolis. Williams says Taylor Williams, who is not related to the sheriff, was reported missing from her Jacksonville…

No. 3 Alabama falls for first time this season to No. 2 LSU 46-41

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Joe Burrow passed for 393 yards and three touchdowns and No. 2 LSU (No. 1 in AP) snapped an eight-game losing streak to No. 3 Alabama (No. 2 in AP) with a 46-41 victory Saturday. The Tigers (9-0, 5-0 Southeastern Conference) are no longer second fiddle in the SEC West, or maybe in the playoff rankings….

Former AL Legislator Barry Moore Qualifies for Congressional Race

(Source: Barry Moore For Congress) There’s a new person in the ring to try to replace outgoing U.S. Congresswoman Martha Roby. According to his campaign, Barry Moore officially qualified as a candidate in the AL-2 Congressional race at the Alabama GOP Headquarters in Hoover. Former State Representative Moore served in the legislature representing District 91 from 2010 until 2018. In…

Alabama Sued in Transgender Driver’s License Case

A federal judge is questioning Alabama’s requirement for a transgender person to undergo full gender reassignment surgery to change the sex on their driver’s license. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson held a Tuesday hearing in the lawsuit filed by three transgender individuals challenging the requirement as unconstitutional. Thompson declined to issue an immediate order and will rule later if the…

Alabama Football Announces Annual Fan Day

The University of Alabama announced their annual “Fan Day” at Bryant-Denny Stadium. The date has been set for August 3rd. Alabama will hold open practice from 2:30pm-4:30pm that fans will be allowed to attend. There will be an autograph session on the field following the open practice. The event is free to attend. Categories: Alabama, News, Sports Tags: Alabama, August,…

Government Seeks to Dismiss Alabama Lawsuit over Census

The federal government is asking a judge to dismiss Alabama’s lawsuit seeking to include only citizens and other legal residents in 2020 U.S. Census counts. U.S. Department of Commerce made the request in a Friday court filing responding to the state’s lawsuit. Alabama and Congressman Mo Brooks sued the Commerce Department and U.S. Census Bureau last year over the practice…

Secretary of State John Merrill Running for U.S. Senate Seat

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill has just announced he is running for U.S. Senate in 2020. There has been speculation for weeks about him running, but today he made it official. The announcement came before hundreds of supporters and a strong media presence. Merrill says that people have been approaching him about the seat for months now and his…

Medical Marijuana Vote Delayed in State Senate

A medical marijuana bill has stalled in the Alabama Senate under a filibuster threat. Republican Sen. Tim Melson of Florence delayed a vote on his bill Wednesday night. However, Melson says he believes he has the votes needed to eventually pass the legislation in the Senate. The bill would set up a state oversight commission and a process for prescribing…

Proposed Abortion Ban to Get Senate Vote Next Week

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – State senators are expected to debate Alabama’s proposed abortion ban next week. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Cam Ward said the panel will vote Wednesday following a public hearing. Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh said he anticipates the bill being before senators Thursday. The bill would make it a felony to perform an abortion. It contains…