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Alabama high school graduation party shooting: 1 dead, 8 shot

Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about1 dead, 8 injured in shooting at alcohol-fueled high school graduation party, police sayAlabama authorities say a high school graduation party fueled by alcohol spiraled out of control early Saturday, leaving one person dead.Post to FacebookSent!A link has been sent to your […]

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Alabama abortion law should have exceptions

CLOSE Tough, new abortion laws in Alabama and several other states face legal battles in court… and that’s the point. We explain how they take aim at Roe v. Wade. Just the FAQs, USA TODAYRepublican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel is the latest Republican to say that Alabama’s new abortion law — one of the […]

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Alabama executes Michael Brandon Samra, convicted in quadruple slaying

Samra was convicted of helping friend Mark Duke kill Duke’s father, the father’s girlfriend Dedra Mims Hunt, and her two daughters, 6-year-old Chelisa Hunt and 7-year-old Chelsea Hunt in Alabama’s Shelby County. (Photo: AP)MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama on Thursday executed Michael Brandon Samra in its second completed execution of 2019. Samra was convicted of capital murder in the […]

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Court appeals by the ACLU and Planned Parenthood to strike down an Alabama law that bans abortion in the state could take months or years.

Court appeals by the ACLU and Planned Parenthood to strike down an Alabama law that bans abortion in the state could take months or years.A precise timeline can’t be calculated, but lawsuits are certain. Republican Gov. Kay Ivey signed Alabama’s House Bill 314, the Human Life Protection Act, into law on Wednesday.Indiana and Ohio have enacted laws […]

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Pat Robertson says Alabama abortion law ‘has gone too far’

CLOSE Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has signed a near-total abortion ban into law. USA TODAYLongtime televangelist Pat Robertson, who opposes abortion, criticized Alabama’s near-total abortion ban that on Wednesday became the nation’s most restrictive and one expected to face legal challenge.”I think Alabama has gone too far,” Robertson said Wednesday on “The 700 Club” before the bill was signed into law […]

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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on abortion, adoption and birth control

CLOSE Gov. Kay Ivey fields questions about an Alabama abortion bill during a press gaggle Wednesday at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama. Brad Harper, Montgomery AdvertiserMONTGOMERY, Ala. – Elected as Alabama’s second-ever female governor, Kay Ivey has a resume full of government experience in the Southern state.A former teacher and bank employee, Ivey previously served as […]

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2020 Democratic candidates denounce Alabama abortion law

CLOSE In Alabama and other conservative states, anti-abortion politicians and activists emboldened by the addition of conservative justices to the U.S. Supreme Court hope to ignite legal fights and eventually overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. (May 15) AP, AP”Unconstitutional.” “A utter disgrace.” “It’s time to fight like hell.”2020 Democratic presidential candidates are hitting […]