Sharpie-gate? Trump shows apparently altered hurricane map

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump showed a map of Hurricane Dorian’s projected path on Wednesday that appeared to have been altered with a Sharpie pen to include... Read more »

Motive elusive in Alabama boy’s slaying of his family

(Reuters) – A 14-year-old Alabama boy was charged with five counts of murder on Tuesday in the shooting deaths of his family including three younger children, Limestone County Sheriff’s... Read more »

U.S. appeals court signals sympathy to bid to strike down Obamacare

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – A federal appeals court panel appeared sympathetic on Tuesday to Republican efforts to overturn Obamacare, expressing skepticism to Democratic calls to overturn the ruling of... Read more »

U.S. appeals court to take up constitutionality of Obamacare

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – The future of Obamacare could be at stake on Tuesday when a coalition of Democratic-led states and House of Representatives urge a federal appeals court... Read more »

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

(Reuters) – Alabama 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... Read more »

U.S. Supreme Court declines to expand ‘double jeopardy’ protections

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to limit the ability of federal and state prosecutors to separately charge people for the same underlying crime, a... Read more »

More asylum seekers sue Trump administration over prolonged U.S. detention

(Reuters) – A group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday claiming immigration officials in five southern states are systematically denying them parole. FILE PHOTO –... Read more »

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris unveils plan to protect abortion rights

SPARTANBURG, S.C./LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a new plan to protect abortion access on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pushing back against Republican-backed... Read more »

AL’s Abortion Law Addresses an Urgent Human Rights Issue

If we believe human life is infinitely valuable, then how a pregnancy begins, even through rape or incest, is irrelevant. A preborn human life is at stake, writes Carrie... Read more »

On the Front Lines of the War on Women

In Alabama, the supermajority always wins. Source Real Clear Politics Read more »