alabama

9 black female judges were elected in one Alabama county this week, which deserves a goddamn celebration

I know, good news never seems to come out of Alabama, but nothing is normal anymore.

Karen Fratti | November 11, 2016 - 4:34 pm

Weirdest TRAP law yet highlights how unnecessary all anti-abortion restrictions are

Of all the dire issues faced by our nation, stopping all third graders from accessing abortion is obviously the priority.

Kylie Cheung | October 19, 2016 - 4:19 pm

An Alabama Chief Justice Will Face Trial For Telling State Judges Not To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

The Alabama Court of the Judiciary decided Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore will go to trial in September for violating judicial ethics by rejecting his motion to dismiss the charges. …

Lauren Holter | August 10, 2016 - 8:44 am

Alabama Senate Decides To Abolish Marriage Licenses Rather Than Give Them To Gay Couples

You don’t get a marriage license! And you don’t get a marriage license! No one gets marriage licenses!!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 16, 2016 - 4:30 pm

Alabama Lawmaker Introduces Castration Bill For Sex Offenders Convicted Of Child Sexual Abuse

Alabama lawmaker Steve Hurst has devised a bill to permanently castrate punish those convicted of certain sex offenses against children.

The newly introduced bill named HB 365, would…

Katrin Higher | March 6, 2016 - 4:30 pm

Trump Thinks ‘Black Lives Matter’ Protester Who Was Attacked By His Supporters Deserved It

At a Donald Trump supporter rally in Birmingham, Alabama on Saturday, a black man started chanting Black Lives Matter in a video captured by CNN reporter Jeremy Diamond.

Katrin Higher | November 22, 2015 - 11:00 am

Mean Federal Judge Won’t Let Alabama Defund Planned Parenthood

This will come as a huge disappointment to fans of teen pregnancy and STIs across the state.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 28, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Just Look At This Asshole: Alabama Develops Clever Way To Keep Black People From Voting

Alabama, a state with Voter ID laws, is closing drivers license offices in counties with over 75 percent black people.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 1, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Alabama’s Supreme Court Won’t Stop Gay Marriage In The State

Alabama’s Supreme Court decided not to impede gay marriages in the state. [New York Times]
Slate has a guide on best practices when writing about Bruce Jenner and…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 9, 2015 - 5:04 pm
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