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Alabama News | Jul. 2 2020

Alabama death row inmate hopes courts will allow chaplain by his side at execution

Charles L. Burton Jr. doesn’t want to be alone when he dies. The death row inmate hopes a federal court will make sure that does not happen.... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 30 2020

High court affirms religious access to state programs

The U.S. Supreme Court narrowly upheld Tuesday (June 30) a state tax credit scholarship program that includes religious schools, thereby maintaining... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 29 2020

Mineral Springs member sees lives changed through jail ministry

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist For the past few months, Truett Maddox hasn’t gotten to go into Chilton County jail like usual. But it... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 24 2020

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall, other state AGs send letter to Congress in support of law enforcement

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry led an 11-state Attorney General letter to Congressional leadership... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Jun. 17 2020

Religious liberty questions remain after Supreme Court ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court left multiple questions regarding religious liberty unanswered but provided some hope in its landmark decision for gay... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 11 2020

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey addresses COVID-19 spread in jails, prisons

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a supplemental state of emergency (SOE) proclamation June 9 in an effort to quell the spread of COVID-19 in state... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | May. 20 2020

Wisconsin hair salon owner sues over stay-at-home order

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Jessica Netzel, owner of Kingdom Kuts in Appleton, Wis., filed a federal lawsuit claiming Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 29 2019

Federal Judge issues injunction to prevent Alabama abortion law from going into effect

U.S. District Court Judge Myron Thompson issued a preliminary injunction today (Oct. 29) putting Alabama’s restrictive new abortion law on... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 9 2019

US Department of Justice gives Alabama 49 days to fix “broken” and “inhumane” state prisons

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Alabama’s state prison system – considered the nation’s deadliest – is “broken”... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Feb. 8 2019

National Prayer Breakfast brings political, religious leaders together for annual event

President Donald Trump, Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.), Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.), Vice President Mike Pence and a host of other political leaders... [READ MORE]