Alabama


Alongside Alabama, We Must Care About Abortion Rights In The UK

In Northern Ireland, women are criminalised for having abortions; they face jail time, they fear for their futures. It's time to demand change


Trump warns Roy Moore to stay out of the 2020 Alabama Senate race

Moore lost to Doug Jones in 2017 after reports of alleged sexual misconduct against teenage girls decades earlier, costing Republicans a Senate seat.


Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs chemical castration bill into law

firefoxRepublican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that requires anyone convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child under 13 years of age to undergo chemical castration treatment.


Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban

firefoxThe American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in prison.


Alabama's Abortion Ban Would Put Doctors in Prison for as Long as Rapists

In Alabama, 25 white men voted to ban abortion and take away health-care rights for 2.5 million women.


Alabama man on trial in stabbing, burning of landlord

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jurors are deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of beating his wheelchair-using landlord with a bat, stabbing him with an ice pick and burning his body. The Tuscaloosa News reports jurors will convene Friday to determine if Clifford Madison murdered 82-year-old Emmett Kyzer in 2016. He disappeared after […] The post Alabama man on trial in stabbing, burning of landlord appeared first on LEX18.com.


Rape victim who had illegal abortion at age 13 calls Alabama's law 'an abomination'

firefoxAt 13, Maralyn Mosley found herself in the back of a barbershop with a man who asked for sex before performing an illegal procedure.         


Last Known U.S. Slave Ship, the Clotilda, Said to Have Been Discovered in Alabama

firefoxResearchers recently announced they’ve located the remains of the last known ship known to bring enslaved Africans to what we now call the United States.Read more...


Florida’s Barnhill gets show of respect from Alabama

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Florida coach Tim Walton felt Kelly Barnhill deserved better than to have her decorated career end in embarrassment. Barnhill had been one of the nation’s elite pitchers the past three years, but the senior wasn’t her best on Saturday. Walton took her out after she gave up six early runs in […] The post Florida’s Barnhill gets show of respect from Alabama appeared first on LEX18.com.


Alabama's Roy Moore launches 2020 Senate bid despite Republican Party opposition

firefoxAlabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said on Thursday he would run again for the seat next year, defying his party's leadership.