A 16-year-old student at an Alabama high school said she started a “prayer locker” at her local high school to help her classmates out in time of need.
Despite widespread claims by elected Democrats that black Americans are being unprecedentedly discriminated against in polling stations, about 12-in-13 say they have never experienced voter suppression.
Former Sen. and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions told Breitbart News exclusively on Wednesday that there is an “unprecedented” assault on religious freedom leftist and atheist groups are waging against people of faith all across the country.
The Magic City Acceptance Academy, an LGBTQ-themed charter school, is seeking approval to open in Birmingham, Alabama.
Authorities say at least seven people have died as severe storms sweep across parts of the U.S. South, bringing high winds and unrelenting rain. The National Weather Service in Birmingham, Alabama, said Saturday via Twitter that three people have been confirmed killed near Carrollton in Pickens County. The Alabama Emergency Management Agency said that an…
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An Alabama state representative is sponsoring a bill to require transgender students to compete in school sports under their birth gender.
The family of fallen police officer Billy Clardy III will have their home mortgage paid in full thanks to the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation. The foundation announced Wednesday it was paying off the mortgage of two recently fallen officers: Huntsville Police Department Officer Billy Clardy III and Hendersonville Police Department Master Patrol Officer…
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Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL) will introduce a resolution on Thursday to censure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for obstructing the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.
Standing in the ashes of what was once her home, an Alabama woman is thanking God for saving her family from a devastating house fire. Sherri Rosas, from Steele, Alabama, lost everything in a house fire caused by faulty wiring in the attic the day after Christmas. Rosas has been weary, she told WBMA-TV, heartsick…
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Lowndes County Sheriff John “Big John” Williams was shot and killed at a gas station. Huntsville police Officer Billy Fred Clardy III was killed as officers tried to intercept a suspected drug delivery. In all, six Alabama law enforcement officers were shot and killed in 2019, the highest number in more than three decades, according…
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Authorities in Birmingham, Alabama, are searching for a young woman who sent an ominous text message Friday night and hasn’t been seen or heard from since. Paighton Houston, 29, of suburban Trussville was last seen leaving Tin Roof, a live music bar in Birmingham, the evening of Dec. 19 with two “heavy set black males,”…
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A poll shows the two leading contenders for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Alabama lead incumbent Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL).
It’s clear that this entire process isn’t about following the law, but rather about partisan politics and undoing the 2016 election.
Sen. Doug Jones (D., Ala.), who has called pro-life laws passed in his own state “shameful” and “callous,” said he has reflected “Alabama values” during his time in the Senate.
“They look at what we’ve done in the Senate in the last two years. They’re going to see that we’ve worked for people in Alabama,” Jones told WIAT in Birmingham, Ala. “We’ve actually reflected Alabama values.”
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Polling conducted for Planned Parenthood affiliates in 2018 found that 60 percent of Alabamians expressed support for outlawing abortion in all cases or with exceptions for the health of the mother, rape, and incest. A 2014 Pew Research Center poll found that 58 percent of Alabamians believe abortion should be illegal in all or most cases.
Although a majority of Alabamians support outlawing abortion in most cases, Jones ripped a pro-life law passed in his state in May as “irresponsible.”
“This bill, frankly, is shameful. It is callous,” he told reporters at the time. “We need to call this bill what it is…It is the most extreme abortion ban in the country.”
He described himself as “deeply disappointed” with the legislation, which was hailed by pro-life advocates as a “landmark victory.”
He has received a 75 percent score from Planned Parenthood for his voting on abortion issues, meaning he votes with the organization’s policies a significant majority of the time.
After his upset victory in a 2017 special election, Jones faces an uphill climb to reelection in 2020. He is a Democrat representing a state President Donald Trump won by almost 30 percentage points in 2016.
Former attorney general Jeff Sessions announced his entry into the Alabama Senate primary last month, joining a crowded field of Republicans seeking to challenge Jones in 2020.
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A 91-year-old grandmother in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, achieved a lifelong goal Saturday after putting it off for the past 73 years.
A generous Secret Santa paid off $20,000 in layaway accounts at an Auburn, Alabama, Walmart on Monday morning, focusing on accounts with children’s toys.
The city of Birmingham, Alabama, has been slapped with a $25,000 fine after the state’s supreme court ruled its attempt to cover a Confederate monument violated a state law. The high court ruled Wednesday that the city’s move to erect a plywood structure in front of the obelisk memorial ran afoul of a 2017 law,…
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A Lowndes County Sheriff was shot and killed in the line of duty Saturday night in Hayneville, Alabama.
Former U.S. Attorney General and former Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), who is again running for his old seat in the U.S. Senate in Alabama, told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview last week that Republicans can dominate electorally for generations if they stick to what President Donald Trump campaigned on in 2016 when it comes to immigration and trade.
Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who is running for his old U.S. Senate seat in Alabama in next year’s Senate election, is sounding the alarm that the Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives pursuing impeachment of President Donald Trump are “dangerous” for the United States of America.