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$70K in Layaway Purchases Paid Off by Anonymous Donations at Two Alabama Walmarts

Anonymous donations have paid off $70,000 in layaway purchases at two Walmart stores in Alabama. A company spokesman says someone paid off $45,000 in purchases at a store in the city of Anniston on Monday. He says someone paid off another $25,000 in layaway purchases two days later at a Walmart in nearby Oxford. It’s unclear whether the same person…

Transgender Restroom Ordinance Passed in Alabama City

The city of Oxford, Alabama, has passed an ordinance making it illegal to use a public restroom different from the gender on a person’s birth certificate. Council President Steven Waits tells local news outlets the ordinance passed Tuesday came in response to Target’s new restroom and changing room policies. Target announced the policies last week, which allow transgender employees and…