Tag: Alabama

Alabama’s embryo ruling sets a dangerous precedent (Op-Ed)

Alabama’s embryo ruling sets a dangerous precedent (Op-Ed)

In a highly controversial move, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled that frozen embryos that are preserved for in vitro fertilization (IVF) are “akin to children”. The court voted 8-1 and cited religious reasoning in their concurring opinion.  While this decision stems from the fact that embryos are in fact human eggs fertilized by sperm, this […]

Alabama uses new execution method for prisoner on death row

Alabama uses new execution method for prisoner on death row

Alabama is making headlines after executing a death row prisoner through a new and untested method involving nitrogen gas Thursday evening. Prisoner Kenneth Smith died at 8:25 p.m. CST after officials used a gas mask to administer the nitrogen that flowed for 15 minutes. Smith was convicted of murder-for-hire in 1988 where he was put […]

U.S Officials say Abortion Rights at center of Space Command HQ move stalling

U.S Officials say Abortion Rights at center of Space Command HQ move stalling

The Biden Administration has put a hold on the move of Space Command headquarters from Colorado to Alabama, and some U.S. officials are pointing to political influences as being at the center of the halt.

Ron DeSantis to Alabama GOP: Be Like Florida, Drop Income Tax

Ron DeSantis to Alabama GOP: Be Like Florida, Drop Income Tax

On Thursday, Florida Governor and potential 2024 presidential candidate Ron DeSantis announced during a speech for the state’s GOP Winter Dinner that he thinks Alabama should be like its neighbor and drop state income tax. This speech also took aim at popular conservative targets like President Biden, Anthony Fauci, and Disney.

Beloved Football Coach Mike Leach Dies at 61

Beloved Football Coach Mike Leach Dies at 61

Mississippi State football coach Mike Leach passed away on Monday night after complications related to a heart condition. He had been hospitalized on Sunday. Leach had previously acknowledged a bout with pneumonia late in the 2022 season that was causing a persistent cough, but he seemed to be getting better.

Man Shot and Killed 3 People In An
Alabama Church

Man Shot and Killed 3 People In An
Alabama Church

3 people were shot and killed on Thursday, June. 16 after shots were fired at a small church meeting in a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama. The suspect has been reported to be Robert Findlay Smith, 70, who had previously attended some services at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Police claim that he showed up for a potluck dinner at the church, pulled out a handgun and fatally shot three of the participants.

4 States Hold Primary Elections With
Races For GOP

4 States Hold Primary Elections With
Races For GOP

On Tuesday, four states held primary contests, including runoff elections in Texas. In Georgia, secretary of state Brad Raggensperger won the GOP primary, “turning back a challenge from the Trump-backed U.S Rep. Jody Hice” reported NPR. Former football star Herschel walker, “who had the backing of both Trump and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnel “has secured the Republican Nomination for senate. Rep. Majorie Taylor Greene won the Republican Primary for her House seat in northwest Georgia.

Alabama Correctional Officer Caught with Missing Inmate, Vicky White, Dies

Alabama Correctional Officer Caught with Missing Inmate, Vicky White, Dies

A former Alabama correctional officer, Vicky White, has been reported dead after sustaining injuries from escaping with inmate Casey White. According to Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave, the two were arrested in Indiana earlier on Monday. According to the Sheriff of Lauderdale County, Rick Singleton, no law enforcement officers fired shots.

Proud Boys Guilty of January 6th Attack

Proud Boys Guilty of January 6th Attack

A member of Proud Boys pleaded guilty for being involved in the attack in the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to bring Donald Trump in the second term of presidency. This person would face up to 28 years in prison, but federal sentencing guidelines would have this person jailed for six or seven years. Their group members will be going to trial this May.

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