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Why America rallied behind an Indian grandfather but abandoned Ferguson

Well, this is a new narrative on police brutality.

Alabama’s governor apologised yesterday to the government of India for the police officer who assaulted and injured an Indian grandfather… 854 more words

Alabama's Governor Apologizes to India After a Man Was Injured in a Police Encounter

The governor of Alabama has tendered an apology to the government of India for the actions of two police officers in the city of Madison last week that resulted in serious injuries to an Indian man. 164 more words

"Locked Doors And Shuttered Windows": About Those Judges Joining Roy Moore In His Rebel Yell

Nobody familiar with Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore was the least bit surprised by his defiance of both federal district court and U.S. Supreme Court directives that Alabama begin licensing same-sex marriages. 367 more words

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Sunday Discussion: Support An Alabama Lottery Petition

As you know, the state of Alabama is super broke!  The state’s general fund budget has a deficit of up to $300 million dollars.  And Governor Bentley has proposed things like raising some taxes to make up the deficit shortfall.   406 more words

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"Jurisdiction-Stripping": Roy "Ten Commandments" Moore Is Back With His Constitution-Defying Tricks

Roy Moore, Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, best known for his flouting of the Establishment Clause for refusing, in 2003, to remove a 2.6 ton Ten Commandments monument from the Supreme Court building, is now questioning the jurisdiction of federal courts to decide the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans. 482 more words

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Bentley asks to keep gay marriage ruling on hold

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is asking an appellate court to stay a judge’s decision that overturned Alabama’s ban on gay marriage. 119 more words

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'Bama gay marriage ban struck down

An interesting back story may be developing with the latest federal judicial order striking down same-sex marriage in yet another of our 50 states.

Alabama’s same-sex marriage ban has been ruled unconstitutional by U.S. 275 more words

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