Alabama

Rebekah Sager
June 05, 2019 - 1:24 pm
Lawmakers in Alabama have passed a bill that would punish child molesters by using chemical castration. The bill, known as HB 379, initially introduced by Republican State Rep. Steve Hurst, goes to Governor Kay Ivey to sign. The bill is designed to be used against sex offenders over the age of 21,...
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CBS
June 04, 2019 - 4:54 pm
The mayor of a small Alabama town is apologizing after he reportedly recommended "killing" members of the LGBTQ community in a now-deleted Facebook post. Carbon Hill Mayor Mark Chambers was responding to a comment on his original post, which read in all capital letters: "We live in a society where...
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Ameera Butt
May 21, 2019 - 3:35 pm
Across SoCal Tuesday there were marches and rallies by women's groups as part of a nationwide protest against the recently passed abortion bans in Alabama , Georgia , Missouri and other states. West Hollywood held a 10 a.m. rally and press conference at City Hall Tuesday while other protests were...
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AP
May 20, 2019 - 7:23 am
Hundreds of demonstrators marched to the Alabama Capitol on Sunday to protest the state's newly approved abortion ban, chanting "my body, my choice!" and "vote them out!" The demonstration came days after Gov. Kay Ivey signed the most stringent abortion law in the nation— making performing an...
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AP
May 19, 2019 - 9:27 am
President Trump urged Republicans to stay "UNITED" on abortion in a series of tweets late Saturday night and wrote that he is "strongly Pro-Life, with the three exceptions - Rape, Incest and protecting the Life of the mother." The tweets come just days after Alabama passed the country's most...
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AP
May 15, 2019 - 3:05 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act Wednesday, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases. Today, I signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act. To the bill’s many supporters, this legislation stands as a...
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AP
May 12, 2019 - 8:59 am
If a new Mississippi law survives a court challenge, it will be nearly impossible for most pregnant women to get an abortion there. Or, potentially, in neighboring Louisiana. Or Alabama. Or Georgia . The Louisiana legislature is halfway toward passing a law — like the ones enacted in Mississippi...
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March 05, 2019 - 12:24 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A group of Alabama high school students were captured on video, drinking and using racist slurs. The video went was posted on social media, sparking an investigation by school administrators. Warning: Language is graphic and not suitable for all audiences. The students have not been...
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CBS
January 25, 2019 - 10:37 am
(CBS News) -- As the body of Sgt. Wytasha Carter made its way through a rainy Birmingham, Alabama, Saturday, a sheriff's deputy named Tiffany Dial stood and saluted the casket. Carter was gunned down while on duty. "It was a tough day for everyone here in Birmingham and Alabama and Jefferson County...
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CBS News
December 11, 2018 - 12:08 pm
(CBS News) - An Alabama mother says bullying led her 9-year-old daughter to commit suicide, CBS Birmingham affiliate WIAT reports. "She told me that this one particular child was writing her nasty notes in class," said the mother, Jasmine Adams. "It was just things you wouldn't think a 9-year-old...
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