Reproductive Rights Are Human Rights: Alabama Erred

Reproductive Rights Are Human Rights: Alabama Erred

Daniela Parra del Riego and Chase Bagnall-Koger

May 25, 2019

Alabama’s Human Life Protection Act (House Bill 314) was signed into law by governor Kay Ivey on May 15, effectively banning abortions in the state with exceptions only in the case of “serious risk” to the mother’s life. Without exemptions for victims of rape and incest, news of the divisive...

Tropical Storm Gordon: Came Weaker than Expected

Tropical storm Gordon made landfall in the border of Alabama and Mississippi with winds of 70mph.

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018

Almost a year ago, Hurricane Irma made landfall on the Florida Keys, leaving thousands of Floridians to deal with property damage, a lack of electricity and coastal flooding.  Fear of a similar situation ensued within Florida communities after Tropical Storm Gordon's trajectory was projected towards...

25 Years Later: Democrats Recover Alabama Senate Seat

Democrat Douglas Jones wins Alabama senate seat.

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017

For the past quarter of a century, the Senate seats for Alabama have been strictly reserved for Republicans. However, this changed when Douglas Jones, a Democrat, beat Roy Moore, the Republican candidate, on Dec. 12. Moore, unable to accept his loss, tried to initiate a recount of votes since Jones...

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