Iowa Showcases GOP Presidential Candidates

Iowa Showcases GOP Presidential Candidates

Every four years, the nation begins the race for president by looking towards Iowa. Historically, the state is the first in the nation to vote for the Republican and Democratic candidates in their respective Party caucuses, and truly sets the stage for what’s to come. The Iowa vote will be held early next year, but […]

Federal Judge Strikes Down Alabama Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

Federal Judge Strikes Down Alabama Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

MOBILE – Late today U.S. District Judge Ginny Granade struck down Alabama’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. The federal judge ruled that the ban was in violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution’s 14th Amendment. The plantiffs in the case, Kimberly McKeand and Cari Seacy, are a same-sex couple who were legally […]

U.S. House Passes Bill Banning Taxpayer Funding for Abortion

The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015″ in a mostly partisan 242-179 vote, that saw three Democrats vote for it and one Republican vote against it. All of Alabama’s Republican representatives voted in favor of the bill. The House passed the […]